descemetocele

des·ce·met·o·cele

(des'ĕ-met'ō-sēl),
A bulging forward of Descemet membrane caused by the destruction of the substance of the cornea by infection.

descemetocele

/des·ce·me·to·cele/ (des″ĕ-met´o-sēl) hernia of Descemet's membrane.

des·ce·met·o·cele

(des'ĕ-met'ō-sēl)
A bulging forward of the Descemet membrane caused by the destruction of the substance of the cornea.

descemetocele

A forward bulging of Descemet's membrane due to either trauma or a deep corneal ulcer which has eroded the overlying stroma. Syn. keratocele. See keratolysis.

descemetocele

herniation of Descemet's membrane, usually through a corneal wound or deep ulceration.
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Complications-Total ulceration, Thinning of cornea Descemetocele, Perforation, Endophthalmitis or panophthalmitis.
Figure 3 and Figure 4 show anterior segment photographs of patients with corneal neovascularization and peripheral corneal infiltrates, and descemetocele, respectively.
Dos meses despues, aparece un marcado dolor en el ojo izquierdo y se reporta descemetocele grande central y perforacion, ademas de autosellado con el iris.
Ceratomicoses estromais podem ser visualizadas como uma area de ulceracao relativamente superficial e infiltracao delimitada por uma regiao de depressao estromal (sulco), ou como ulceracao profunda, podendo ocorrer ceratomalacia (Figura 1f), descemetocele e perfuracao ocular seguida ou nao de prolapso de iris (Figura 1i).
Ulcerative keratitis can be classified into superficial keratitis, deep corneal ulcer keratitis, descemetocele keratitis and perforation keratitis, with reference to loss of corneal layers [2].
Descemetocele, bullous keratopathy and rheumatoid arthritis related corneal melt, can be helped temporarily with Elfy but as the condition usually persists these are good candidates for other procedures.
The affected eye was cleaned with normal saline in the cases of descemetocele and corneal opacity (Ramani et al.
Descemetocele and corneal perforation occurred in two patients and were treated with tissue adhesive, amniotic membrane transplantation and bandage contact lenses.