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    Corneal Ulcer

    A corneal ulcer (top arrow) may be accompanied by a large amount of dilated blood vessels in the conjunctiva, which gives the eye a bloodshot appearance. This photo also shows an accumulation of pus forming a white layer at the bottom of the cornea (hypopyon [bottom arrow]).

    Image courtesy of Professor J. Wollensak via the Online Journal of Ophthalmology (www.onjoph.com).

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