Corneal endothelium in xeroderma pigmentosum: clinical specular microscopy study.

Abstract

AIMS Xeroderma pigmentosum is a condition caused due to a defective DNA repair mechanism when exposed to ultraviolet radiation. Many of the patients with this disorder develop severely oedematous cornea with varying degrees of anterior corneal haze, which necessitates a full-thickness keratoplasty or selective endothelial keratoplasty. Presence of corneal… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2015-307079

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