hypopyon ulcer

hypopyon ulcer
a type of corneal ulcer with creeping central suppurative ulceration and hypopyon, often due to a pneumococcal infection. Called also Saemisch ulcer, serpiginous corneal ulcer, ulcus corneae serpens, and ulcus serpens corneae.

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