Bilateral Keratoconus and Corneal Hydrops Associated with Eye Rubbing in a 7-year-old Girl

@inproceedings{PanahiBazaz2014BilateralKA,
  title={Bilateral Keratoconus and Corneal Hydrops Associated with Eye Rubbing in a 7-year-old Girl},
  author={Mahmoud-Reza Panahi-Bazaz and Farideh Sharifipour and Alireza Moghaddasi},
  booktitle={Journal of ophthalmic & vision research},
  year={2014}
}
PURPOSE To report a young child with bilateral keratoconus in the context of vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) who developed bilateral corneal hydrops associated with eye rubbing, and to discuss the pathogenesis and review the pertinent literature. CASE REPORT A seven-year-old girl with VKC and asymmetric keratoconus developed corneal hydrops due to habitual eye rubbing. Corneal edema subsided within 16 weeks in her right eye and 9 weeks in the left eye with subsequent corneal scarring… CONTINUE READING

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