Sterile corneal perforation after cataract surgery in Sjögren's syndrome.

  title={Sterile corneal perforation after cataract surgery in Sj{\"o}gren's syndrome.},
  author={Kenneth Cohen},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={66 3},
  • Kenneth Cohen
  • Published 1982 in The British journal of ophthalmology
Painless, sterile, noninfiltrated corneal ulceration and perforation, which may occur after recent cataract surgery in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, and Sjögren's syndrome, appears to be a distinct clinical entity. The cause is probably multifactorial. Contributing factors may be the underlying systemic disease process in rheumatoid arthritis and Sjögren's syndrome, the associated keratoconjunctivitis sicca, the surgical procedure, and the postoperative use of oral and topical… CONTINUE READING


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