Eyes, ears, nose, and throat
Age-related macular degeneration
Retinopathy of prematurity
Eye conditions: Inflammation, infections and trauma: Pathology review
Eye conditions: Refractive errors, lens disorders and glaucoma: Pathology review
Eye conditions: Retinal disorders: Pathology review
Nasal, oral and pharyngeal diseases: Pathology review
Parathyroid disorders and calcium imbalance: Pathology review
Thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer: Pathology review
Vertigo: Pathology review
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A corneal ulcer, also known as ulcerative keratitis, is a cornea lesion usually due to infection with bacteria, viruses, or fungi. The cornea is the clear, dome-shaped surface that covers the front of the eye. Other causes of corneal ulcers include injury (for example, from a sharp object), contact lens use, and other diseases that affect the eyes. Symptoms of a corneal ulcer include pain, redness, swelling, discharge from the eye, and blurred vision.
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