Pannus


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pannus

[′pan·əs]
(medicine)
Vascularization accompanied by deposition of connective tissue beneath the cornal epithelium.
Overgrowth of connective tissue on the articular surface of a diarthrodial joint.
(meteorology)
Numerous cloud shreds below the main cloud; may constitute a layer separated from the main part of the cloud or attached to it.

Pannus

 

a morbid condition of the limbus and cornea of the eye resulting from a local chronic inflammation. It occurs most often in conjunction with trachoma but may also develop with tubercular-allergic keratoconjunctivitis. The infiltrate formed beneath the epithelium of the cornea is replaced by scar tissue; this causes a significant decrease in vision. Treatment consists of eliminating the primary disease. In the case of trachomatous pannus, surgery is recommended.

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