Necrotizing scleritis after ocular surgery. A clinicopathologic study.

@article{Maza1991NecrotizingSA,
  title={Necrotizing scleritis after ocular surgery. A clinicopathologic study.},
  author={Maite Sainz de la Maza and Charles Stephen Foster},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1991},
  volume={98 11},
  pages={
          1720-6
        }
}
Necrotizing scleritis may appear after trauma to the sclera. The authors studied 10 patients in whom necrotizing scleritis developed after ocular surgery. The interval between surgery and onset of scleritis varied from 2 weeks to 6 months. Nine patients (90%) were found to have an underlying autoimmune vasculitic systemic disease, which was subsequently treated with immunosuppression. One patient was found to have a local infectious process, which was treated with antibiotics. Appropriate… CONTINUE READING
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