necrotizing scleritis

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Related to necrotizing scleritis: nodular scleritis, scleromalacia perforans

nec·ro·tiz·ing scle·ri·tis

fibrinoid degeneration and necrosis of the sclera.
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Rheumatoid arthritis-associated necrotizing scleritis and peripheral ulcerative keratitis treated successfully with infliximab.
Mortality rate in rheumatoid arthritis patients developing necrotizing scleritis or peripheral ulcerative keratitis.
Ohlstein, "Peripheral ulcerative keratitis and necrotizing scleritis initiated by trauma in the setting of mixed cryoglobulinemia," Case Reports in Ophthalmology, vol.
Slit-lamp examination revealed corneal perforation at the nasal side with iris prolapsus and accompanying necrotizing scleritis (Figure 3A).

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