Limbal stem cell deficiency following topical mitomycin C treatment of conjunctival-corneal intraepithelial neoplasia.

@article{Dudney2004LimbalSC,
  title={Limbal stem cell deficiency following topical mitomycin C treatment of conjunctival-corneal intraepithelial neoplasia.},
  author={Blonie W Dudney and Monika A. Malecha},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2004},
  volume={137 5},
  pages={
          950-1
        }
}
PURPOSE To report a case of conjunctival-corneal intraepithelial neoplasia (CCIN) in an elderly African American patient treated with topical mitomycin C and the subsequent complication of limbal stem cell deficiency. DESIGN Interventional case report. METHODS A 92-year-old African American woman was diagnosed with CCIN in the right eye. Following incisional biopsy, the patient received five 1-week courses of 0.04% mitomycin C and was followed over a period of 10 months. RESULTS The CCIN… CONTINUE READING
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