Disease Information for Pterygium

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Popliteal pain and tenderness
Chronic Vision Loss, Persistent
Eye symptoms/signs
Monocular diplopia
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Conjunctival Biopsy Abnormal
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Eye involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Eyes/accessory (category)
Process
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Definition

A triangular patch of hypertrophied bulbar subconjunctival tissue, extending from the inner canthus to the border of the cornea or beyond, with apex pointing toward the pupil.

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