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Corneal plaques in the eye of a 85-year-old man. This patient has non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM). These plaques, also called leucomas, cause a white opacity in the cornea and are generally a result of scarring following corneal inflammation or ulceration.
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