Introduction: Pterygium


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Pterygium: Pink growth on the eye's cornea

Pterygium: A pterygium is a pinkish, triangular-shaped tissue growth on the cornea. Some pterygia grow slowly throughout a person's life, while others stop growing after a certain point. A pterygium rarely grows so large that it begins to cover the pupil of the eye.1

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1. excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI

Last revision: June 12, 2003

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