neuroparalytic keratitis


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neu·ro·tro·phic ker·a·ti·tis

inflammation of the cornea after corneal anesthesia.

neu·ro·tro·phic ker·a·ti·tis

(nūr'ō-trō'fik ker'ă-tī'tis)
Inflammation or decreased corneal sensation of the cornea after corneal anesthesia.
Synonym(s): neuroparalytic keratitis.

neuroparalytic keratitis

The dull and slightly cloudy insensitive cornea seen in lesions of the fifth nerve.
Synonym: neurotrophic keratitis
See also: keratitis