keratitis

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ker·a·ti·tis

 (kĕr′ə-tī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the cornea.
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keratitis

(ˌkɛrəˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the cornea
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ker•a•ti•tis

(ˌkɛr əˈtaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the cornea.
[1855–60]
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keratitis

an inflamed condition of the cornea.
See also: Eyes
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.keratitis - inflammation of the cornea causing watery painful eyes and blurred vision
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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Translations

ker·a·ti·tis

n. queratitis, infl. de la córnea;
interstitial ______ intersticial;
mycotic ______ micótica, queratomicosis, infección fungal de la córnea;
trophic ______ trófica, causada por el virus del herpes.
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keratitis

n queratitis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Microbiological profile of Ulcerative Keratitis in a tertiary care hospital.
Of note, multiple case reports have documented the coexistence of HS and inflammatory eye diseases (IEDs), including peripheral ulcerative keratitis (PUK) and uveitis (15-1).
(2,3) Patients with RA not treated with effective immunosuppressive therapy may develop peripheral ulcerative keratitis, necrotizing scleritis, corneal and scleral perforations, which may lead to visual function decrease and thereby seriously reduce patients' quality of life.
Tobramycin has shown to be equally ineffective against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), isolated from ulcerative keratitis in animals (KURODA et al., 2015).
Other ocular manifestations in RA include episcleritis, corneal involvement which includes filamentary keratitis, sterile central ulceration, microbial keratitis, peripheral ulcerative keratitis, sclerosing keratitis, stromal keratitis, and keratolysis.
Peripheral ulcerative keratitis (PUK) is an autoimmune condition believed to involve complement system activation via immune complexes in the peripheral cornea.
Bucknall, "Peripheral ulcerative keratitis in rheumatoid arthritis: successful use of intravenous cyclophosphamide and comparison of clinical and serological characteristics," Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, vol.
Peripheral ulcerative keratitis (PUK) was suspected and oral prednisone 60 mg was started.
Update on peripheral ulcerative keratitis. Clin Ophthalmol 2012;6:747-54.