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punctate superficial keratitis (Abbreviations & acronyms: PSK)


punctate superficial keratitis [1] - source: Philipp Franko Zeitz, Praxis Zeitz Franko Zeitz, Düsseldorf, Germany
punctate superficial keratitis [2] - source: Philipp Franko Zeitz, Praxis Zeitz Franko Zeitz, Düsseldorf, Germany
punctate superficial keratitis [3] - source: Philipp Franko Zeitz, Praxis Zeitz Franko Zeitz, Düsseldorf, Germany
punctate superficial keratitis [4] - source: Philipp Franko Zeitz, Praxis Zeitz Franko Zeitz, Düsseldorf, Germany
punctate superficial keratitis [5] - source: Philipp Franko Zeitz, Praxis Zeitz Franko Zeitz, Düsseldorf, Germany
punctate superficial keratitis [6] - source: Philipp Franko Zeitz, Praxis Zeitz Franko Zeitz, Düsseldorf, Germany

Synonyms:

coarse corneal epithelial opacities
corneal stippling
keratitis punctata (Abbreviations & acronyms: KP)
keratitis punctata superficialis (Abbreviations & acronyms: KPS)
keratitis superficialis punctata (Abbreviations & acronyms: KSP)
punctate epithelial erosions (Abbreviations & acronyms: PEE) (pl.)
punctate keratitis (Abbreviations & acronyms: PK)
punctate keratopathy (Abbreviations & acronyms: PK)
punctate superficial keratopathy (Abbreviations & acronyms: PSK)
stippled cornea
stippling of the cornea
superficial punctate keratitis (Abbreviations & acronyms: SPK)
superficial punctate keratopathy (Abbreviations & acronyms: SPK)

Translation:

[DE] gestippte Hornhaut
[DE] Hornhaut gestippt
[DE] Hornhautstippung
[DE] Keratitis punctata (Abbreviations & acronyms: KP)
[DE] Keratitis punctata superficialis (Abbreviations & acronyms: KPS)
[DE] Keratitis superficialis punctata (Abbreviations & acronyms: KSP)
[DE] Keratopathia punctata (Abbreviations & acronyms: KP)
[DE] Keratopathia punctata superficialis (Abbreviations & acronyms: KPS)
[DE] Keratopathia superficialis punctata (Abbreviations & acronyms: KSP)
[ES] queratitis punctata superficial
[I] cheratite puntata superficiale (Abbreviations & acronyms: CPS)
[NL] keratitis punctata (Abbreviations & acronyms: KP)
[POR] ceratite superficial ponteada

Comments:

Quod vide: corneal epithelial disturbance

Some insist on using SPK exclusively for Thygeson-related alterations.

Some differentiate between superficial keratopathy(epithelial defects) and superficial keratitis (which then describes focal swelling of the epithelium caused by inflammative diseases).












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