To hear audio pronunciation of this topic, purchase a subscription or log in.

[L., cloth]

1. Superficial vascular inflammation of the cornea. The area is cloudy, and its surface is uneven because it is infiltrated with a film of new capillary blood vessels. This condition may be seen in trachoma, acne rosacea, eczema, and as a result of irritation in granular conjunctivitis.
SEE: micropannus
2. Inflamed synovial granulation tissue seen in chronic rheumatoid arthritis.

There's more to see -- the rest of this topic is available only to subscribers.