Problem

Keratitis

Other Names:
Ulceration of cornea
Inflammation of cornea
Interstitial keratitis
Superficial keratitis
Ulcerative keratitis
Cicatrice of cornea
Keratitis dendritica
Keratitis disciformis
Keratitis herpetic
Herpetic keratoconjunctivitis
Nature:

Area of tissue loss from the corneal surface, usually caused by bacterial, fungal, or viral infection. Ulcerations may lead to permanent scarring and loss of vision.

Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Date of last update
23.07.2019 – 21:18 CEST