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Wegener's Granulomatosis: Sclerokeratitis

Wegener's Granulomatosis: Sclerokeratitis

The sclera and marginal cornea become progressively ulcerated, presumably because of ischemia.

The conjunctival inflammation of Wegener's granulomatosis is usually diffuse and chronic with minimal—if any—discharge.

Any of the orbital soft tissues—muscles, glands, fat—can become swollen, tender, and painful. There may be proptosis and reduced eye movements, and visual loss if the optic nerve is compressed or inflamed.

Retinal and optic nerve vaso-occlusive disease
The retinal and optic nerve arterioles become occluded and infarct the tissues they nourish.

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