Concomitant examination of inflammation and angiogenesis in the pathogenesis of primary moderate pterygium in a well-designed case-control study.

@article{Talghini2013ConcomitantEO,
  title={Concomitant examination of inflammation and angiogenesis in the pathogenesis of primary moderate pterygium in a well-designed case-control study.},
  author={Shahla Talghini and Abdollah Shenasi},
  journal={Pakistan journal of biological sciences : PJBS},
  year={2013},
  volume={16 19},
  pages={1046-50}
}
Pterygium is a common ocular lesion whose exact etiology is a point of contention. Chronic inflammation and angiogenesis are two major proposed mechanisms of the disease in the current literature. The objective of this study is to examine these two mechanisms in a very well-designed setting. In a case-control study, 24 tissue specimens from the patients… CONTINUE READING