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Arlt's line

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Horizontal, linear scarring of the upper tarsal conjunctiva. A classical sign of trachoma.


  • C. F. von Arlt:
    Ueber das Trachom.
    Vierteljahresschrift für die praktische Heilkunde, Prag, 1848, 18: 41-68.
  • C. F. von Arlt:
    Die Krankheiten des Auges.
    3 volumes, Prag, F. A. Credner & Kleinbub, 1851, 1853 and 1856.
  • William Charles Caccamise Sr:
    Arlt's line: an eponym applicable to a type of scarring in trachoma.

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