II. Definition

  1. Growth on surface of Conjunctiva starting at the inner canthus and enlarging laterally to ultimately cover a portion of the Cornea
  2. Pinguecula
    1. Involves only Conjunctiva
  3. Pterygium
    1. Involves Conjunctiva and Cornea

III. Pathophysiology

  1. Localized Conjunctival inflammation (e.g. Dry Eyes) with secondary, localized Conjunctival thickening

IV. Management

  1. Eye lubricant (e.g. lacri-lube)
  2. Ophthalmology referral

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Ontology: Pterygium (C0033999)

Definition (MSHCZE) Duplikatura spojivky, jejíž progresivní okraj přerůstá okraj rohovky, směřuje k jejímu centru a může postupně narušovat zrak. Častěji vzniká mediálně. V našich oblastech se udává častější vznik u lidí pracujících v zevním prostředí. P. se odstraňuje chirurgicky. Podobné změny mohou vznikat po poranění (jizevnaté p.), pseudopterygium. (cit. Velký lékařský slovník online, 2013 http://lekarske.slovniky.cz/ )
Definition (MSH) An abnormal triangular fold of membrane in the interpalpebral fissure, extending from the conjunctiva to the cornea, being immovably united to the cornea at its apex, firmly attached to the sclera throughout its middle portion, and merged with the conjunctiva at its base. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D011625
ICD9 372.40, 372.4
ICD10 H11.0 , H11.009, H11.00
SnomedCT 193879003, 193884009, 155165000, 77489003
English Pterygium, Pterygiums, Pterygium, unspecified, Unspecified pterygium, Pterygia, pterygium (diagnosis), pterygium, pterygium (physical finding), conjunctival pterygium, Pterygium NOS, Unspecified pterygium of unspecified eye, Pterygium of eye, Unspecified pterygium of eye, Pterygium [Disease/Finding], eyes webs, eye webs, eye webbing, pterygium eye, eye pterygium, eye web, pterygium nos, pterygiums, eye webbed, Pterygium NOS (disorder), Unspecified pterygium (disorder), Pterygium (disorder), Web eye, Pterygium, NOS
Dutch pterygium, niet-gespecificeerd, pterygium, Pterygium
French Pterygium, non précisé, Ptérygion
German Pterygium, unspezifisch, Pterygium
Italian Pterigio, non specificato, Pterigio
Portuguese Pterígio NE, Pterígio
Spanish Pterigión no especificado, pterigión no especificado, pterigión no especificado (trastorno), pterigión, SAI, pterigión, SAI (trastorno), pterigión (trastorno), pterigión, Pterigión, Pterigion
Japanese 翼状片、詳細不明, 翼状片, ヨクジョウヘン, ヨクジョウヘンショウサイフメイ
Swedish Pterygium
Czech pterygium, Pterygium, Nespecifikované pterygium
Finnish Siipikalvo
Russian KRYLOVIDNAIA PLEVA, PTERIGIUM, КРЫЛОВИДНАЯ ПЛЕВА, ПТЕРИГИУМ
Korean 군날개
Croatian PTERIGIJ
Polish Skrzydlik
Hungarian Pterygium, nem meghatározott, Pterygium
Norwegian Pterygium

Ontology: Pinguecula (C0152255)

Definition (MSH) A yellowish thickened lesion on the conjunctiva near the CORNEA representing a benign degenerative change in the CONJUNCTIVA caused by the leakage and deposition of certain blood proteins through the permeable capillaries near the LIMBUS.
Definition (MSHCZE) Zhruba trojúhelníkové žlutošedé ztluštění spojivky v místě přechodu v rohovku. Může být temporální nebo nazální. Postihuje obv. starší lidi a není závažná. (cit. Velký lékařský slovník online, 2013 http://lekarske.slovniky.cz/ )
Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D059407
ICD9 372.51
ICD10 H11.15
SnomedCT 267735001, 155169006, 87614000
English Pinguecula, pinguecula (diagnosis), pinguecula, Pingueculum, pinguicula, pingueculum, Pingueculas, Pinguecula [Disease/Finding], Pinguicula, Pinguecula (disorder)
Italian Pinguecula, Pinguecola
Dutch pinguecula, pingueculae
French Pingueculum, Pinguicula, Pinguécula
German Pingueculum, Pinguecula
Portuguese Pinguéculas, Pinguécula
Japanese 瞼裂斑, ケンレツハン
Czech Pinguekula, Pinguekulum, Pinguikula, pinguecula, pinguekula
Hungarian Pingueculum, Pinguicula, Pinguecula
Russian ПИНГВЕКУЛА, PINGVEKULA
Spanish Pinguécula, pinguécula (trastorno), pinguécula, pinguícula
Polish Tłuszczyk, Tłuszczyk na spojówce gałkowej