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Corneal ulcer is benign pathology of the eye characterized by (a focal) loss of the corneal epithelium.
|Diagnosis in short|
Corneal ulcer. H&E stain. (WC)
|LM||full thickness loss of epithelium|
|LM DDx||squamous dysplasia|
|Site||eye - cornea|
|Prognosis||dependent on severity|
- Ulceration of squamous epithelium.
Corneal Button, Left Eye, Keratoplasty: - Corneal ulcer associated with neovascularization and chronic inflammation. - NEGATIVE for dysplasia.