Corneal stromal overgrowth after cataract extraction.

@article{Friedman1970CornealSO,
  title={Corneal stromal overgrowth after cataract extraction.},
  author={A. Friedman and P. Henkind},
  journal={British Journal of Ophthalmology},
  year={1970},
  volume={54},
  pages={528 - 534}
}
  • A. Friedman, P. Henkind
  • Published 1970
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Corneal stromal overgrowth (retrocorneal membrane, fibrous overgrowth) is one of the common complications of penetrating keratoplasty (Kurz and D'Amico, I968). As a postoperative complication of cataract extraction leading to enucleation, however, it is less well recognized. Few case reports exist in the literature, and Duke-Elder (i969) fails to cite stromal overgrowth as a complication ofcataract extraction. Two striking examples of stromal overgrowth after cataract extraction will be… CONTINUE READING
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