Ultrasound biomicroscopic examination of acute hydrops in patients with keratoconus.

@article{Nakagawa2006UltrasoundBE,
  title={Ultrasound biomicroscopic examination of acute hydrops in patients with keratoconus.},
  author={Tomoya Nakagawa and Naoyuki Maeda and Noriko Okazaki and Yuichi Hori and Kohji Nishida and Yasuo Tano},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2006},
  volume={141 6},
  pages={1134-6}
}
PURPOSE To investigate the possible factors involved in the development of acute hydrops in patients with keratoconus. DESIGN Prospective interventional case series. METHODS Thirteen consecutive keratoconic eyes of 13 patients with acute hydrops were examined by ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM). RESULTS Ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) examinations revealed a rupture of Descemet membrane and intrastromal clefts in all eyes. In 11 of 13 eyes, the intrastromal clefts were connected to the… CONTINUE READING

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