leukoma


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leu•ko•ma

or leu•co•ma

(luˈkoʊ mə)

n.
a dense white opacity of the cornea.
[1700–10; < New Latin leucoma. See leuko-, -oma]
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Noun1.leukoma - eye disease consisting of an opaque white spot on the cornea
eye disease - any disease of the eye
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Furthermore, patients exhibiting widespread pterygium, leukoma, nebula, keratoconus or other corneal degeneration and dystrophies of the cornea on ophthalmologic examination, patients with elevated IOP or other glaucomatous findings refractory to medical treatment, and patients with any intra- or postoperative complications of the phacoemulsification procedure were not included in the study.
Additional features such as myelofibrosis, gastrointestinal abnormalities (peptic ulcer, chronic gastritis, Crohn's disease, Menetrier's disease) and a number of occasional findings including compressive neuropathy, corneal leukoma, hypoplastic internal genitalia, gynecomastia, periodontal and alveolar bone abnormalities have also been reported in single patients.