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BRIEF REPORT
Year : 2003  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 79-80

Recurrent shield ulcer following penetrating keratoplasty for keratoconus associated with vernal keratoconjunctivitis.


L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India

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L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad
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Though penetrating keratoplasty for keratoconus secondary to vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) invariably carries a good prognosis, the postoperative course may be complicated by recurrent epitheliopathy. Despite good medical control of VKC shield ulcer is still a possibility.


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