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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 65  |  Issue : 10  |  Page : 1027-1030

Primary calcareous degeneration of the cornea


1 Department of Ophthalmology, Cornea and External Disease Division, Eye Bank Hospital, Porto Alegre, Brazil
2 Visum Clinic and Eye Bank Hospital, Porto Alegre, Brazil
3 Anat Pat Private Laboratory, Porto Alegre, Brazil

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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_858_16

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Primary calcareous degeneration is a rare corneal disease. In the past 50 years, only four cases have been described. We present the case of a 26-year-old male patient with progressive calcium deposition in both eyes with negative laboratory parameters. For the first time, anterior segment optic coherence tomography was used to investigate and establish the proper treatment.


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