Terrien marginal degeneration

Ter·ri·en mar·gi·nal de·gen·er·a·tion

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Ter·ri·en mar·gin·al de·gen·er·a·tion

(ter-ē-en' mahr'ji-năl dĕ-jen'ĕr-ā'shŭn)
A painless, bilateral peripheral corneal thinning disorder, characterized by intact epithelium overlying areas of thinning and by irregular astigmatism.
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Felix, French ophthalmologist, 1872-1940.
Terrien marginal degeneration - a form of marginal corneal degeneration.
Terrien-Viel syndrome - recurrent glaucoma, unilateral.
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(1) Terrien Marginal Degeneration usually starts at the superior nasal quadrant as fine yellow-white punctuate stromal opacities which progressively involves the entire circumference of the peripheral cornea with neovascularisation, scarring and lipid infiltration occurring at the leading edge.