TITLE

A Case of Autologous Cultivated Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation

AUTHOR(S)
Kheirkhah, Ahmad; Karimian, Farid
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Ophthalmic & Vision Research;Apr2010, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p130
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 29-year-old male patient having a 20/20 visual acuity in the right eye upon referral. Vision in his left eye is hands motion (HM), a small angle exotropia is evident, and slitlamp examination revealed severe corneal opacification and vascularization. Intraocular pressures (IOP) in both eyes are 13 and 10 mmHg, respectively. Impression cytology revealed total limbal stem cell deficiency (LSCD). How the patient's LSCD was managed is discussed.
ACCESSION #
52364903

 

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