Ophthalmia nodosa

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Ophthalmia nodosa
Granulomatous lesion in the lower palpebral conjunctiva

Ophthalmia nodosa is a cutaneous condition characterized by inflammation of the eye due to lodging of (for example) caterpillar hairs in the conjunctiva, cornea, or iris.[1][2]

See also


  1. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  2. "Answers - the Most Trusted Place for Answering Life's Questions". Archived from the original on 2017-10-02. Retrieved 2021-01-01.