Is the occurrence of a temporal pterygium really so rare?

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The author, in keeping with the data quoted in literature, confirms that a temporal pterygium is rare. Out of 1,388 Arab patients with pterygia, only 33 (2.4%) had temporal pterygia. The other statement, i.e. that temporal pterygium rarely occurs without a nasal one, is also confirmed. This was found only in one case (0.08%) out of the total number of… (More)

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@article{Dolezalov1977IsTO, title={Is the occurrence of a temporal pterygium really so rare?}, author={Vlasta Dolezalov{\'a}}, journal={Ophthalmologica. Journal international d'ophtalmologie. International journal of ophthalmology. Zeitschrift fur Augenheilkunde}, year={1977}, volume={174 2}, pages={88-91} }