Nontraumatic corneal perforation.

@article{Lekskul2000NontraumaticCP,
  title={Nontraumatic corneal perforation.},
  author={M Lekskul and Harvey U Fracht and Elisabeth J. Cohen and Christopher J. Rapuano and Peter R. Laibson},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2000},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={313-9}
}
PURPOSE To study the predisposing conditions, treatments, and visual outcomes of nontraumatic corneal perforations. METHODS A retrospective chart review was conducted of all nontraumatic corneal perforations seen between January 1992 and December 1998, with > or = 3 months of follow-up, at the Cornea Service Wills Eye Hospital. RESULTS A total of 40 nontraumatic corneal perforations was analyzed. Sixty-two percent of the cases were female. At presentation, 35 of 40 eyes (87.5%) had best… CONTINUE READING
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