su·per·fi·cial punc·tate ker·a·ti·tis
epithelial punctate keratitis associated with viral conjunctivitis.
Synonym(s): Thygeson disease
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[Phillips Thygeson, U.S. physician, 1903–2003]
Bilateral corneal inflammation of unknown cause; it often creates a sensation of dry eyes or of a foreign body in the eye, tearing, and photophobia. The cornea is dotted, pitted, or grooved by inflamed channels. Corticosteroids applied topically are effective treatments.
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Thygeson,Phillips, U.S. ophthalmologist, 1903–.
Thygeson disease - epithelial punctate keratitis associated with viral conjunctivitis. Synonym(s): superficial punctate keratitis
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