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Disease Pinguecula

Name Pinguecula
Synonym Pingueculas
Definition A yellowish thickened lesion on the conjunctiva near the CORNEA representing a benign degenerative change in the CONJUNCTIVA caused by the leakage and deposition of certain blood proteins through the permeable capillaries near the LIMBUS.
Categories Eye disease
MeSH® ID D059407
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Top ↑ Ancestors

DiseasesEye Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Conjunctival Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pinguecula

Top ↑ Descendants

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