Inflammation of the cornea associated with conjunctivitis. The most common form, epidemic keratoconjunctivitis, is caused by a virus and is highly infectious. The conjunctivitis is often severe and may destroy the surface of the conjunctiva. Tiny opaque spots develop in the cornea that may interfere with vision and persist for months. There is no specific treatment, but corneal spots may be minimized by using eyedrops containing corticosteroid drugs.


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