Thygeson superficial punctate keratitis

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Synonyms: Thygeson superficial punctate keratopathy

A rare disorder of the anterior segment of the eye characterized by chronic recurrent epithelial keratitis manifesting with groupings of small slightly elevated ovoid grayish-white intraepithelial opacities usually located in the central cornea. Patients present with photophobia tearing foreign body sensation and blurred vision. The condition is typically bilateral takes a relapsing-remitting course and is mostly self-limiting after a few years.

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