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BRIEF REPORT
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 144-146

Surgically induced necrotizing scleritis after pterygium surgery


1 Gokhale Eye Hospital and Eyebank, Gokhale Road (S), Dadar West, Mumbai - 400 028, India
2 Dept. of Rheumatology, PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Center, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai - 400 016, India

Correspondence Address:
Nikhil S Gokhale
Gokhale Eye Hospital, Gokhale Road South, Dadar West, Mumbai
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.30712

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We report a case of surgically induced necrotizing scleritis following pterygium surgery with the bare sclera technique, without the use of adjunctive irradiation or mitomycin C. The patient was successfully treated with systemic immunosuppression.


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