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Keratopathy associated with intracorneal glass.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7236088     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A progressive nonedematous keratopathy developed in a 36-year-old patient after she was struck in the eye by glass fragments. Biopsy material that was examined by electron microscopy and electron beam microanalysis demonstrated the presence of intracorneal glass fragments, which could not be detected clinically. Retained intracorneal glass, generally thought to be completely inert, can be associated with a chronic keratopathy.
M J Mannis; C E Fiori; J H Krachmer; M M Rodrigues; G Pardos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of ophthalmology     Volume:  99     ISSN:  0003-9950     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Ophthalmol.     Publication Date:  1981 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-07-20     Completed Date:  1981-07-20     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7706534     Medline TA:  Arch Ophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  850-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cornea / injuries*,  ultrastructure
Corneal Diseases / etiology*,  pathology
Electron Probe Microanalysis
Eye Foreign Bodies / complications*
Microscopy, Electron

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