phlycten

phlycten

A small, greyish, blister-like growth on the CORNEA or CONJUNCTIVA occurring as an immunological reaction to TUBERCULOSIS organisms.
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vernal keratoconjunctivitis phlycten, trauma, and trachoma, or may be idiopathic.
In developing countries a phlycten is most commonly associated with tuberculosis or helminth infestation.