pannus siccus


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cor·ne·al pan·nus

(kōr'nē-ăl pan'ŭs)
Fibrovascular connective tissue that proliferates in the anterior layers of the peripheral cornea in inflammatory corneal disease, particularly trachoma in which the pannus involves the superior cornea.
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pannus siccus

Pannus accompanying xerophthalmia. It is composed principally of connective tissue that is dry and poorly vascularized.
See also: pannus
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