trophic ulceration

trophic ulceration

Ophthalmology A noninfectious corneal ulcer caused by repeated trauma to the corneal epithelium and Bowman's membrane
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Trophic ulceration of digital pads has been described in veterinary medicine [3-5].
The aim of treatment of foot deformities is to obtain a plantigrade, mobile and braceable foot, and to avoid trophic ulceration that leads to significant morbidity that may culminate in amputation.
(2) These patients suffer from a variety of corneal complications including superficial punctuate keratopathy, persistent epithelial defect and trophic ulceration; may lead to vision deficit.