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

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.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST