conjunctival concretions

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concretions, conjunctival 

Minute, hard, whitish spots of calcium present in the palpebral conjunctiva due to cellular degeneration. This condition occurs most commonly in the elderly or in people with prolonged conjunctivitis. They are asymptomatic but may be removed with a needle. Syn. conjunctival lithiasis.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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