EyeWiki:Featured article/August 19, 2015

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Featured Article for August 18, 2015

Mooren's Ulcer

Mooren’s ulceration (MU) is characterized by painful peripheral corneal ulceration of unknown etiology. The disease generally begins with intense limbal inflammation and swelling in the episclera and conjunctiva. Although the etiology for Mooren’s ulcer (MU) is unknown, there is evidence suggesting an autoimmune basis.