Pinguecula

Known as: Pinguecula [Disease/Finding], Pingueculum, pinguicula 
A yellowish thickened lesion on the conjunctiva near the CORNEA representing a benign degenerative change in the CONJUNCTIVA caused by the leakage… (More)
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2012
2012
PURPOSE To describe the prevalence and factors associated with pterygium and pinguecula in a south Indian population. METHODS… (More)
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2011
2011
PurposeTo determine the prevalence of pinguecula and pterygium and to investigate their associations in a general adult… (More)
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2009
2009
PurposeTo determine the prevalence and causes of pterygium and pinguecula in the population of Tehran in 2002.MethodsIn a cross… (More)
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2009
2009
PURPOSE To investigate the differentiation of conjunctival epithelium and tear film function in pingueculae. METHODS Twelve… (More)
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2001
2001
PURPOSE To investigate the tear flow, tear film stability and condition of mucus in patients with pinguecula. METHODS The… (More)
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1998
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1998
PURPOSE The present study aimed to describe the prevalence of pterygium and pinguecula in an older population and to examine… (More)
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1998
1998
PURPOSE To determine associations between cataract types and pinguecula and pterygium. METHODS The Blue Mountains Eye Study… (More)
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1997
Review
1997
PURPOSE We previously discovered that the pathogenesis of pterygia was due to a vimentin-expressing, altered limbal epithelial… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
The association between exposure to UV radiation and corneal disease was investigated in 838 watermen who work on the Chesapeake… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
Specimens of normal conjunctiva from three adult patients were examined by electron microscopy, which revealed normal… (More)
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