Trantas dots

Tran·tas dots

pale, grayish red, uneven nodules of gelatinous aspect at the limbal conjunctiva in vernal conjunctivitis.

Tran·tas dots

(trahn'tăs dots)
Pale, grayish-red, uneven nodules of gelatinous aspect at the limbal conjunctiva in vernal conjunctivitis.

Trantas dots

(tran′tăs)
[Alexios Trantas, Gr. ophthalmologist, 1867–1960]
Chalky concretions of the conjunctiva around the limbus. These are associated with vernal conjunctivitis.

Trantas,

Alexios, Greek ophthalmologist, 1867-1960.
Horner-Trantas dots - see under Horner, Johann Friedrich
Trantas dots - pale, grayish red, uneven nodules of gelatinous aspect at the limbal conjunctiva in vernal conjunctivitis.
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1% Steroids triamcinolone Cyclosporine (Difluprednate) / Tacrolimus Group I Group II Group III Severe itching 26 (100%) 26 (100%) 15 (57%) Ropy Discharge 26 (100%) 26 (100%) 13 (50%) Photophobia 26 (100%) 26 (100%) 20 (77%) Large papillae 20 (77%) 25 (97%) 1 (3%) Horner Trantas dots 26 (100%) 26 (100%) 8 (30%) Active shield ulcer 18 (69%) 25 (96%) 0 (3%) Limbal Pannus 26 (100%) 26 (100%) 10 (30%) Table II.
5) Trantas dots tend to appear when VKC is active, and disappear when symptoms abate.