What is Mooren corneal ulceration in chronic hepatitis C (CHC)?

Updated: Apr 02, 2020
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Mooren corneal ulceration

Serious corneal ulcerations are often linked to HCV infection. Cross-reactivity to the HCV envelope protein and a corneal antigen appears to be causative. Pain, lacrimation, and loss of sight result. [57]


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