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.
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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 ?
It is crucial to cure concomitant ocular disorders such as dry eye, exposure keratitis, or limbal stem cells deficiency.
Patients with bacterial, viral, Acanthamoeba and exposure keratitis were excluded.
It should be repaired as early as possible, because untreated or inadequately treated defects of upper eyelid will lead to severe dry eyes, lagophthalmos, corneal ulcer/injury, secondary exposure keratitis and loss of vision (Stades and Gelatt, 2007).
If any of these fail, exposure keratitis, corneal ulcer, corneal perforation, and even loss of vision can ensue.
[4] Other disorders, including corneal surface disorders, dry eye, bullous keratopathy, and exposure keratitis are associated with development of ulcerative keratitis.
Corneal exposure from eyelid defects, ectropion or lagophthalmos may result in exposure keratitis.
Photophobia is the earliest symptom of XP which is due to keratitis, exposure keratitis, vascularization, ulceration, nodular dystrophy and uveitis.2 In a Turkish case series, nine out of 12 patients had SCC.3 In another study, 33.9% of 120 patients with XP had SCC and ocular tumors were seen in 25.8% of patients.4 Our first patient had SCC arising from the bulbar conjunctiva which must be very rare.
c Right exposure keratitis caused by soft contact lens wear
Exposure keratitis was assessed clinically by observation for the reduction in corneal transparency at the exposed parts of the cornea both pre- and post-operatively.