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Year : 1991  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 134-135

Serum zinc in corneal ulcer-A preliminary report

Eye Care and Research Centre. Biplabi Niketan 12/A. Biresh Guha Street Calcutta - 700017., India

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Santanu Kumar Pati
Midnapore-721101, Mirzabazar
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PMID: 1841890

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In recent times zinc is emerging as a nutrient of clinical importance and had been found to be low in serum in various disease conditions. In the current study 11 control cases and 22 corneal ulcer cases were taken. Their serum zinc level was measured by atomic absorption spectrophotometer. Serum zinc level in recalcitrant corneal ulcer cases was found to be below normal.

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