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Herbert's pits

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Cavities in the cornea seen after the healing of a limbal follicle in trachoma.

Description

Cavities in the cornea filled by a clear epithelial tisue. They are a characteristic defect left after the healing of a limbal follicle in trachoma.

Bibliography

  • H. Herbert:
    Trachomatous pannus and associated corneal changes.
    Transactions of the Ophthalmological Societies of the United Kingdom, 1904, 24: 67-77.

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