Nonspecific responses in cornea
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Revised: 9 October 2013, last major update February 2011
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- Corneal edema may lead to intraepithelial vesicles and bullae between epithelium and Bowmanís layer
- Aberrant basal lamina may develop within corneal epithelium in response to some injuries
- Collagenous tissue (pannus) may accumulate between corneal epithelium and Bowmanís layer
- Blood vessels may be present in superficial or deep stroma after inflammatory conditions (normally cornea is avascular)
- Irregular thickening of Descemetís membrane occurs with aging
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