"Corneal Ulcer" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Loss of epithelial tissue from the surface of the cornea due to progressive erosion and necrosis of the tissue; usually caused by bacterial, fungal, or viral infection.
- Corneal Ulcer
- Ulcer, Corneal
- Keratitis, Ulcerative
- Keratitides, Ulcerative
- Ulcerative Keratitides
- Ulcerative Keratitis
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Corneal Ulcer".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Corneal Ulcer".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Corneal Ulcer" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Corneal Ulcer" was a major or minor topic of these publication.