Problem

Pterygium

Other Names:
Webbing in the eye
Popliteal pterygium syndrome
Nature:
These are forms of sunlight induced damage to the front surface of the If A lump on the surface it is called a pingueculum. A wing-shaped growth that extends from the white of the eye to the clear front window of the eye (cornea) then this is called a pterygium.
Broader Problems:
Eye diseases and disorders
Subject(s):
Birds, Mammals Birds
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
05.01.2002 – 00:00 CET