Keratomalacia on a 'healthy diet'.

  • Jane M. Olver
  • Published 1986 in The British journal of ophthalmology


The case is described of a 39-year-old man with previously undiagnosed chronic schizophrenia and with bilateral keratomalacia secondary to his bizarre diet. He presented with a perforation of the right cornea which required an emergency penetrating keratoplasty. The difficulties of clinical management of a patient with an overt psychosis and the use of… (More)


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@article{Olver1986KeratomalaciaOA, title={Keratomalacia on a 'healthy diet'.}, author={Jane M. Olver}, journal={The British journal of ophthalmology}, year={1986}, volume={70 5}, pages={357-60} }