Spontaneous corneal hydrops and perforation in keratoconus and pellucid marginal degeneration.

@article{Aldave2003SpontaneousCH,
  title={Spontaneous corneal hydrops and perforation in keratoconus and pellucid marginal degeneration.},
  author={Anthony J Aldave and Mich{\`e}le Mabon and David A. Hollander and Stephen D. McLeod and William H. Spencer and Richard L. Abbott},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2003},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={169-74}
}
PURPOSE To report two cases of pellucid marginal degeneration and one case of keratoconus associated with spontaneous corneal hydrops leading either to perforation or imminent perforation, requiring urgent keratoplasty. METHOD Retrospective interventional case series of three patients with noninflammatory peripheral corneal degenerations. A retrospective review was done of the clinical courses, surgical interventions, and pathologic specimens, development of spontaneous hydrops, perforation… CONTINUE READING

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