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Related to exposure keratitis: corneal inflammation
inflammation of the cornea resulting from irritation caused by inability to close the eyelids.
Synonym(s): lagophthalmic keratitis
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ex·po·sure ker·a·ti·tis(eks-pō'zhŭr ker'ă-tī'tis)
Inflammation of the cornea resulting from irritation caused by inability to close the eyelids.
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Epithelial defects of the cornea that result from inadequate protection of the eye by the eyelids, as in Bell's palsy.
See also: keratitis
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