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Corneal Ulcer (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Andrew A. Dahl, MD, FACS, Residency Director, Ophthalmology, Kingston Hospital, Mid Hudson Family Practice Institute. Assistant Professor of Surgery (Ophthalmology), Department of Ophthalmology, The Institute for Family Health, New York College of Medicine

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stoppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Fernando H Murillo-Lopez, MD, Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology, Bolivian National Institute of Ophthalmology.

Coauthor(s): Yesha R Patel, MD, Clinical Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Stanford-Kaiser Emergency Medicine Residency Program; David Jerrard, MD, Associate Professor, Departments of Surgery and Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center.

Editors: Richard W Allinson, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Ophthalmology, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Scott and White Clinic; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Robert H Graham, MD, Ophthalmologist, Robert H Graham, MD, PC; Affiliated With Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona and Carl T Hayden VA Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.


Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2007

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This type of corneal ulcer is usually associated with a connective tissue disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Sjögren syndrome, Mooren ulcer, or a systemic vasculitic disorder (eg, systemic lupus erythematosus [SLE], Wegener granulomatosis, polyarteritis nodosa).

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