Diabetic corneal neuropathy.

  title={Diabetic corneal neuropathy.},
  author={Raymond O Schultz and Michael A. Peters and K S Sobocinski and K F Nassif and Kenneth J. Schultz},
  journal={Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society},
Corneal epithelial lesions can be found in approximately one-half of asymptomatic patients with diabetes mellitus. These lesions are transient and clinically resemble the keratopathy seen in staphylococcal keratoconjunctivitis. Staphylococcal organisms, however, can be isolated in equal percentages from diabetic patients without keratopathy. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy was found to be related to the presence of diabetic keratopathy after adjusting for age with analysis of covariance. The… CONTINUE READING
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