pinguecula


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Noun1.pinguecula - a slightly elevated elastic tissue deposit in the conjunctiva that may extend to the cornea but does not cover it
conjunctiva - a transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid
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pinguecula

n pinguécula
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There are some other long-term effects like Pinguecula, a yellow fatty deposit on white part of the eye and short-time damage but not in all cases, he added.
The blood vessel dilator, dipyridamole, has demonstrated in early studies its effectiveness as a treatment for pterygium and early-stage pinguecula, also known as 'surfer's eye.
A strong relationship between UV radiation exposure and the eyelid cancers basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, photokeratitis, climatic droplet keratopathy, pterygium and cortical cataract development has been found, while the relationship between UV radiation and pinguecula, nuclear and posterior subcapsular cataract, ocular surface squamous neoplasia, ocular melanoma and age-related macular degeneration is limited.
Prevalence of spheroid degeneration, pinguecula, pterygium, and corneal cicatrices.
La pinguecula se caracteriza por un deposito interpalpebral de color amarillento y ligeramente levantado, que se ubica en la conjuntiva bulbar nasal o temporal.
El examen externo del ojo hallo que el 37,1 % padecian hiperemia conjuntival, el 26,8 % pinguecula, el 19,1 % pterigion, el 12,4 % conjuntivitis y el 11,9 % blefaritis.
Eye examination: left eye ptosis degree I-II; exophtalmometria: normal; intraocular pressure: right = 15mmHg; left = 14 mmHg; iris heterochromia; left eye: pinguecula.