band-shaped keratopathy

band-shaped ker·a·top·a·thy

a horizontal, gray, interpalpebral opacity of the cornea that begins at the periphery and progresses centrally; occurs in hypercalcemia, chronic iridocyclitis, and Still disease.

band-shap·ed ker·a·top·a·thy

(band'shāpt ker'ă-top'ă-thē)
A horizontal, gray, interpalpebral opacity of the cornea from calcium deposits at the Bowman layer. It is seen in hypercalcemia, chronic iridocyclitis, and Still disease.
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Table 1 Indications for PTK Epithelial Recurrent corneal erosions (see Figure 3, page 69), band-shaped keratopathy, bullous keratopathy, persistent epithelial defects Corneal dystrophies EBMD (see Figure 1), Reis-Bucklers, granular, lattice, Schnyder crystalline stromal dystrophy (see Figure 2, page 68), recurrence of dystrophy on graft after Keratoplasty Superficial corneal scars Post-traumatic, post-surgical, post-bacterial keratitis Irregular corneal surface Salzmann's nodular degeneration, post-pterygium removal, band keratopathy, proud nebulae in keratoconus