Thygeson disease

su·per·fi·cial punc·tate ker·a·ti·tis

epithelial punctate keratitis associated with viral conjunctivitis.
Synonym(s): Thygeson disease

Thygeson disease

[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.

Thygeson,

Phillips, U.S. ophthalmologist, 1903–.
Thygeson disease - epithelial punctate keratitis associated with viral conjunctivitis. Synonym(s): superficial punctate keratitis