Clinicohistopathologic Correlations in Xerophthalmic Ulceration and Necrosis

Alfred Sommer, Richard Green, Kenneth R. Kenyon

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Corneal tissue from five eyes of three children with active xerophthalmic keratopathy and stromal loss was studied histopathologically. Stromal dissolution was strikingly focal, sometimes occurring beneath an intact epithelium and often, though not always, accompanied by extensive inflammatory reaction and bacteria.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)953-963
Number of pages11
JournalArchives of ophthalmology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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