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Corneal Ulcer (cont.)

Corneal Ulcer Symptoms

  • Red eye
  • Pain in the eye
  • Feeling that something is in your eye
  • Tearing
  • Pus or thick discharge draining from your eye
  • Blurry vision
  • Pain when looking at bright lights
  • Swollen eyelids
  • A white or gray round spot on the cornea that is visible with the naked eye if the ulcer is large
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/28/2014

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Ulcer, Corneal »

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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