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Keratoconus

A noninflammatory, usually bilateral protrusion and thinning of the CORNEA, the apex being displaced downward and nasally. It occurs most commonly in females at about puberty. Two closely related noninflammatory corneal ectasias are pellucid marginal degeneration and keratoglobus.

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Tree Number(s): C11.204.627

MeSH Unique ID: D007640

Entry Terms:

  • Keratoglobus
  • Pellucid Marginal Degeneration
  • Degeneration, Pellucid Marginal
  • Marginal Degeneration, Pellucid
  • Pellucid Marginal Degenerations
  • Pellucid Marginal Corneal Degeneration

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