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Year : 1991  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 30

Posterior keratoconus due to iron nail injury-A case report

Dr. R. P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIMS, New Delhi, India

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Umesh Bareja
Dr. R. P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIMS, New Delhi
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A case of post-traumatic keratoconus is presented. This is an unusual variant of an uncommon disorder. Posterior keratoconus is a very rare ectatic dystrophy of the cornea. Since its first description in 1927, only a few cases have been described in the literature. Posttraumatic posterior keratoconus is a much rarer entity. We are reporting a case of posterior keratoconus caused by iron nail injury.

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