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Marginal keratitis - External and Internal Eye
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Marginal keratitis - External and Internal Eye

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Contributors: Brandon D. Ayres MD, Christopher Rapuano MD, Harvey A. Brown MD, Sunir J. Garg MD, Lauren Patty Daskivich MD, MSHS
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Synopsis

Marginal keratitis is a broad term that includes any infectious or inflammatory condition affecting the limbal region of the cornea or sclera. Patients can be of any age and sex and will commonly complain of ocular pain, foreign body sensation, light sensitivity, tearing, and, at times, reduced vision.

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ICD10CM:
H16.049 – Marginal corneal ulcer, unspecified eye

SNOMEDCT:
95730003 – Marginal keratitis

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Last Updated: 01/20/2015
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Marginal keratitis (Early) : Eye pain, Photophobia, Excessive tearing
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