phlyctenulosis

phlyctenulosis

 [flik-ten″u-lo´sis]
a condition marked by formation of phlyctenules.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

phlyc·ten·u·lo·sis

(flik'ten-yū-lō'sis),
A nodular hypersensitive affection of corneal and conjunctival epithelium due to endogenous toxin.
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phlyc·ten·u·lo·sis

(flik-ten'yū-lō'sis)
A nodular hypersensitive reaction of corneal and conjunctival epithelium to endogenous toxin.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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(11,12,13) Other allergic eye conditions include contact allergy to topical medication, such as anti-glaucoma agents, (14,15) and microbial allergy, such as phlyctenulosis caused by hypersensitivity to tuberculoprotein.