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Disease Pterygium

Name Pterygium
Synonym Pterygiums
Definition An abnormal triangular fold of membrane in the interpalpebral fissure, extending from the conjunctiva to the cornea, being immovably united to the cornea at its apex, firmly attached to the sclera throughout its middle portion, and merged with the conjunctiva at its base. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Categories Eye disease
MeSH® ID D011625
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DiseasesEye Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Conjunctival Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pterygium Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Pterygium Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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  Rubinstein Taybi like syndrome
  Thompson Baraitser syndrome