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Disease Corneal Neovascularization

Name Corneal Neovascularization
Synonyms Angiogenesis, Corneal | Corneal Angiogenesis | Corneal Neovascularizations | Neovascularization, Corneal | Neovascularizations, Corneal
Definition New blood vessels originating from the corneal veins and extending from the limbus into the adjacent CORNEAL STROMA. Neovascularization in the superficial and/or deep corneal stroma is a sequel to numerous inflammatory diseases of the ocular anterior segment, such as TRACHOMA, viral interstitial KERATITIS, microbial KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS, and the immune response elicited by CORNEAL TRANSPLANTATION.
Categories Eye disease
MeSH® ID D016510
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DiseasesEye Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Corneal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Corneal Neovascularization Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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