Rheumatoid arthritis

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PubMed Search: Rheumatoid arthritis [title] cornea

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Cornea: rheumatoid arthritis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyecornearheumatoidarthritis.html. Accessed May 28th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • May have spontaneous thinning of corneal stroma
  • More common at periphery of cornea
  • Central thinning more often causes perforation
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