Anterior staphyloma

anterior staphyloma

anterior staphyloma n.
Bulging near the anterior pole of the eyeball. Also called corneal staphyloma.
Historical Examples

(i) The operation is especially suitable for anterior staphyloma following ophthalmia neonatorum.
A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various

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