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  1. ... Recent literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Popliteal pterygium syndrome On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance ... Glossary definitions Reviewed April 2008 What is popliteal pterygium syndrome? Popliteal pterygium syndrome is a condition that ...
  2. What Is a Pinguecula and a Pterygium? (American Academy of Ophthalmology)  
    ... Consumer Alerts What Is a Pinguecula and a Pterygium? Tweet Pterygium (pronounced tur-IJ-ee-um) and pinguecula (pronounced ... fairly common. What is a Pinguecula and a Pterygium? Pinguecula and Pterygium Symptoms Pinguecula and Pterygium Diagnosis ...
  3. A pterygium is a non-cancerous growth that starts in the of the clear, thin tissue ( conjunctiva ) of the ... people living near the equator are often affected. Pterygium is rare in children.
  4. Vision Symptoms (American Academy of Ophthalmology)  
    ... Herpes Keratitis Hyphema Nearsightedness (Myopia) Optic Neuritis Presbyopia Pterygium Strabismus Uveitis Burning Eyes Blepharitis Dry Eye Eye Allergies Pterygium C Crusty Eyelid or Eyelashes Blepharitis Blocked Tear ...
  5. Facts about the Cornea and Corneal Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Eye Institute)  
    ... recurrence include fever, stress, sunlight, and eye injury. Pterygium . A pterygium is a pinkish, triangular-shaped tissue growth on ... others stop growing after a certain point. A pterygium rarely grows so large that it begins to ...
  6. ... When this happens, the growth is called a pterygium . These two conditions occur under similar conditions but ... Farjo QA, Sugar A. Pterygium and conjunctival degenerations. In: Yanoff M, ... 3rd ed. St. Louis, Mo: Mosby Elsevier; 2008:chap 4. ...
  7. Eye Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    Some eye problems are minor and don't last long. But some can lead to a permanent loss of vision. Common eye problems include Refractive errors Cataracts - ...
  8. Prevent Eye Damage: Protect Yourself from UV Radiation (Environmental Protection Agency) - PDF  
    ... to artificial light sources such as tanning beds. Pterygium: An abnormal, but usually non-cancerous, growth in ...
  9. Cleft Lip and Palate (National Library of Medicine)  
    Cleft lip and cleft palate are birth defects that occur when a baby's lip or mouth do not form properly. They happen early during pregnancy. A baby can have ...
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