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Corneal Ulcer

Loss of epithelial tissue from the surface of the cornea due to progressive erosion and necrosis of the tissue; usually caused by bacterial, fungal, or viral infection.
Also Known As:
Keratitides, Ulcerative; Ulcer, Corneal; Ulcerative Keratitides; Ulcerative Keratitis; Keratitis, Ulcerative
Networked: 577 relevant articles (47 outcomes, 36 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Rheumatoid Arthritis
2. Keratitis
3. Inflammation
4. Cataract (Cataracts)
5. Communicable Diseases (Infectious Diseases)

Experts

1. McLeod, Stephen D: 5 articles (05/2012 - 04/2003)
2. Lalitha, Prajna: 4 articles (05/2012 - 04/2006)
3. Lietman, Thomas M: 4 articles (05/2012 - 04/2003)
4. Shi, Weiyun: 3 articles (01/2015 - 11/2008)
5. Wang, Ting: 3 articles (01/2015 - 11/2008)
6. Gao, Hua: 3 articles (01/2015 - 05/2010)
7. Aloe, Luigi: 3 articles (08/2013 - 01/2006)
8. Ravindran, Meenakshi: 3 articles (05/2012 - 02/2012)
9. Rajaraman, Revathi: 3 articles (05/2012 - 02/2012)
10. Oldenburg, Catherine E: 3 articles (05/2012 - 02/2012)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Corneal Ulcer:
1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
2. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)IBA
3. Itraconazole (Sporanox)FDA LinkGeneric
4. infliximab (Remicade)FDA Link
5. Ophthalmic Solutions (Eye Drops)IBA
6. Amikacin (A.M.K)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Ofloxacin (Levofloxacin)FDA LinkGeneric
8. VancomycinFDA LinkGeneric
9. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)FDA LinkGeneric
10. CollagenIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
2. Penetrating Keratoplasty
3. Corneal Transplantation (Keratoplasty)
4. Transplants (Transplant)
5. Hydrophilic Contact Lenses (Hydrophilic Contact Lens)