Terrien marginal degeneration

Ter·ri·en mar·gi·nal de·gen·er·a·tion


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.


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.
Iatrogenic corneal perforation in Terrien Marginal Degeneration.