descemetocele

des·ce·met·o·cele

(des'ĕ-met'ō-sēl),
A bulging forward of Descemet membrane caused by the destruction of the substance of the cornea by infection.

des·ce·met·o·cele

(des'ĕ-met'ō-sēl)
A bulging forward of the Descemet membrane caused by the destruction of the substance of the cornea.

descemetocele

A forward bulging of Descemet's membrane due to either trauma or a deep corneal ulcer which has eroded the overlying stroma. Syn. keratocele. See keratolysis.
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In the fourth month after CXL-WA, the patient showed a 2 x 2 mm central descemetocele with a thinning of the cornea (232 [micro]m centrally and 116 [micro]m peripherally) (Figure 3).
Majo, "Long-term follow-up of multilayer amniotic membrane transplantation for non-traumatic corneal perforations or deep ulcers with descemetocele," Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde, vol.
Among various eye affections, highest percentage of prevalence was corneal ulceration (15.6%) followed by conjunctivitis (11.7%), corneal opacity (10.2%), congenital affections (blindness, dermoid), neoplasia (7.8% each), injured eyelids, orbital affections, keratitis, hyphema (7.2% each), pannus (4%), hypopyon, descemetocele, uveitis (2.3% each), luxation of lens, exophthalmos, eye worm, panophthalmia (1.6% each) and posterior synechia (0.8%).
Figure 3 and Figure 4 show anterior segment photographs of patients with corneal neovascularization and peripheral corneal infiltrates, and descemetocele, respectively.
Dos meses despues, aparece un marcado dolor en el ojo izquierdo y se reporta descemetocele grande central y perforacion, ademas de autosellado con el iris.
One patient had transient episcleritis that responded to local anti-inflammatory treatment (1/20, 5%), one had transient dry eye symptoms (1/20, 5%) and there was another single case of a descemetocele (1/20, 5%).
Ceratomicoses estromais podem ser visualizadas como uma area de ulceracao relativamente superficial e infiltracao delimitada por uma regiao de depressao estromal (sulco), ou como ulceracao profunda, podendo ocorrer ceratomalacia (Figura 1f), descemetocele e perfuracao ocular seguida ou nao de prolapso de iris (Figura 1i).
Ulcerative keratitis can be classified into superficial keratitis, deep corneal ulcer keratitis, descemetocele keratitis and perforation keratitis, with reference to loss of corneal layers [2].
Descemetocele, bullous keratopathy and rheumatoid arthritis related corneal melt, can be helped temporarily with Elfy but as the condition usually persists these are good candidates for other procedures.
Four corneas showed descemetocele and 7 corneas perforated.