"Sclera" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The white, opaque, fibrous, outer tunic of the eyeball, covering it entirely excepting the segment covered anteriorly by the cornea. It is essentially avascular but contains apertures for vessels, lymphatics, and nerves. It receives the tendons of insertion of the extraocular muscles and at the corneoscleral junction contains the canal of Schlemm. (From Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Sclera" by people in Profiles.
Kohli AA, Vossough A, Mallery RM, Woo JH, Sheldon CA, Paley GL, Digre KB, Friedman DI, Farrar JT, McCormack SE, Liu GT, Szperka CL. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings in Pediatric Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome. Pediatr Neurol. 2019 10; 99:31-39.
Sudhalkar A, Chauhan P, Sudhalkar A, Trivedi RH. Pars plana width and sclerotomy sites. Ophthalmology. 2012 Jan; 119(1):198-9.e1-3.
Solomon K, Gussler JR, Gussler C, Van Meter WS. Incidence and management of complications of transsclerally sutured posterior chamber lenses. J Cataract Refract Surg. 1993 Jul; 19(4):488-93.
McMillan TA, Stewart WC, Nutaitis MJ, Powers TP, Apple DJ. The effect of varying wavelength on subconjunctival scleral laser suture lysis in rabbits. Acta Ophthalmol (Copenh). 1992 Dec; 70(6):758-61.
Brawman-Mintzer O, Mondino BJ, Mayer FJ. Distribution of complement in the sclera. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1989 Oct; 30(10):2240-4.
Brawman-Mintzer O, Mondino BJ, Mayer FJ. The complement system in sclera. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1988 Nov; 29(11):1756-8.
Potter DE, Shumate DJ. Cianergoline lowers intraocular pressure in rabbits and monkeys and inhibits contraction of the cat nictitans by suppressing sympathetic neuronal function. J Ocul Pharmacol. 1987; 3(4):309-21.