Congenital corneal anesthesia: problems in diagnosis.

@article{Shorey1990CongenitalCA,
  title={Congenital corneal anesthesia: problems in diagnosis.},
  author={P Shorey and Gabriel Lobo},
  journal={Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus},
  year={1990},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={143-7}
}
Congenital corneal anesthesia (CCA) is a rare clinical entity that presents a whole gamut of problems before lending itself to a diagnosis by the clinician. Not recognizing the history of self-inflicted corneal injuries, not evaluating the corneal sensations in a child with recurrent corneal ulceration, misdiagnosis of such cases as viral keratitis, and not ruling out all the secondary causes of corneal anesthesia, as well as the other causes of self-inflicted injuries, are some of the pitfalls… CONTINUE READING

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