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This medical term glossary provides explanations in plain English of a number of technical terms you may encounter in the process of pursuing a clinical negligence claim.
Keloid - Over-formation of tissue at a scar site.
Keratectomy - Surgical removal of part of the cornea.
Keratitis - Inflammation of the cornea.
Keratoplasty - Graft of part of the cornea.
K-nail - A fracture fixation device.
K-wire - A fracture fixation device.
Kyphoscoliosis - Spinal deformity.
Kyphosis - Normal spinal curvature.
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