Cell proliferation and apoptosis in stromal corneal dystrophies.

  title={Cell proliferation and apoptosis in stromal corneal dystrophies.},
  author={N{\'o}ra Szentm{\'a}ry and Lili Tak{\'a}cs and Andr{\'a}s Berta and B{\'e}la Szende and Ildik{\'o} S{\"u}veges and L{\'a}szl{\'o} V. M{\'o}dis},
  journal={Histology and histopathology},
  volume={22 8},
The aim of our study was to evaluate corneal cell proliferation and apoptosis in cases of granular, macular and lattice dystrophy, and to provide evidence which may help to clarify whether apoptosis is a pathogenic factor in any of these dystrophies. The study group comprised 39 eyes (from 33 patients) which had undergone penetrating keratoplasty (PK) for stromal dystrophies: these comprised 12 eyes (from 9 patients, 55.5% males) with granular dystrophy, 13 eyes (12 patients, 33.3% males) with… 

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