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Mooren's ulcer. Treatment by conjunctival excision.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1106759     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ten eyes with progressing Mooren's or similar ulcers were treated by excising a 3 to 4 mm ring of limbal conjunctiva adjacent to the ulcer. Eight eyes healed within 3 weeks. Seven of these eyes have remained healed, while one eye has had repeated ulcers which healed when re-treated with conjunctival exicision.
S I Brown
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of ophthalmology     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0007-1161     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  1975 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-03-30     Completed Date:  1976-03-30     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421041     Medline TA:  Br J Ophthalmol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  675-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Conjunctiva / surgery*
Cornea / pathology
Corneal Transplantation
Corneal Ulcer / pathology,  surgery*
Epithelium / pathology
Middle Aged
Sclera / transplantation

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