Immunoglobulin deposition in the cornea after application of autologous serum.

  title={Immunoglobulin deposition in the cornea after application of autologous serum.},
  author={P J Mcdonnell and David J. Schanzlin and Narsing Adupa Rao},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={106 10},
A 47-year-old man with a history of multiple corneal allografts for recurrent herpes simplex keratitis developed a subtotal nonhealing corneal epithelial defect. The patient was treated with hourly drops of autologous serum. A ringlike infiltrate was subsequently observed, followed by reepithelialization of the graft. The patient later suffered allograft rejection of the cornea and recurrence of the epithelial defect, and a repeated penetrating keratoplasty was performed. Examination of the… CONTINUE READING


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