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Definition of Keratitis

Keratitis: Inflammation of the cornea. Keratitis can occur due to abrasion trauma, infection, or underlying diseases such as Sjogren's syndrome and lupus. Keratitis can lead to blindness.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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