Eye
Cornea
Rheumatoid arthritis

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 3 May 2018, last major update October 2013

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PubMed Search: Rheumatoid arthritis [title] cornea

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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 October 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • May have spontaneous thinning of corneal stroma
  • More common at periphery of cornea
  • Central thinning more often causes perforation