"Corneal Ulcer" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Loss of epithelial tissue from the surface of the cornea due to progressive erosion and necrosis of the tissue; usually caused by bacterial, fungal, or viral infection.
- Corneal Ulcer
- Ulcer, Corneal
- Keratitis, Ulcerative
- Keratitides, Ulcerative
- Ulcerative Keratitides
- Ulcerative Keratitis
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O'Brien TP, Li QJ, Sauerburger F, Reviglio VE, Rana T, Ashraf MF. The role of matrix metalloproteinases in ulcerative keratolysis associated with perioperative diclofenac use. Ophthalmology. 2001 Apr; 108(4):656-9.
Glynn RJ, Schein OD, Seddon JM, Poggio EC, Goodfellow JR, Scardino VA, Shannon MJ, Kenyon KR. The incidence of ulcerative keratitis among aphakic contact lens wearers in New England. Arch Ophthalmol. 1991 Jan; 109(1):104-7.
Poggio EC, Glynn RJ, Schein OD, Seddon JM, Shannon MJ, Scardino VA, Kenyon KR. The incidence of ulcerative keratitis among users of daily-wear and extended-wear soft contact lenses. N Engl J Med. 1989 Sep 21; 321(12):779-83.
Schein OD, Glynn RJ, Poggio EC, Seddon JM, Kenyon KR. The relative risk of ulcerative keratitis among users of daily-wear and extended-wear soft contact lenses. A case-control study. Microbial Keratitis Study Group. N Engl J Med. 1989 Sep 21; 321(12):773-8.