interstitial keratitis


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interstitial keratitis

[¦in·tər¦stish·əl ‚ker·ə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the cornea in which the iris is almost completely hidden by the diffuse haziness of the corneal tissue.
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When a review of the patient's ophthalmologic examination revealed that he suffered from recurrent iritis and not interstitial keratitis or uveitis, the diagnosis of Cogan syndrome was questioned.
Ophthalmologic evaluation was consistent with bilateral interstitial keratitis, which was greater in the right eye than in the left.

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