Bilateral total corneal epithelial erosion as a side effect of cytotoxic therapy

Hirsh, A; Alhalel, A; Weiss, A; Brener, H; Avni, I
October 1990
British Journal of Ophthalmology;Oct1990, Vol. 74 Issue 10, p638
Academic Journal
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