Use of autologous cultured limbal and conjunctival epithelium in a patient with severe bilateral ocular surface disease induced by acid injury: a case report of unique application.

@article{Sangwan2003UseOA,
  title={Use of autologous cultured limbal and conjunctival epithelium in a patient with severe bilateral ocular surface disease induced by acid injury: a case report of unique application.},
  author={Virender S Sangwan and Geeta K Vemuganti and Ghazala Iftekhar and Aashish K. Bansal and Gullapalli Nageswara Rao},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2003},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={
          478-81
        }
}
PURPOSE Reconstruction of the ocular surface in a case of severe bilateral partial limbal stem cell deficiency (LSCD) with extensive symblephara using autologous cultured conjunctival and limbal epithelium. CASE REPORT A 31-year-old woman presented with severe bilateral ocular surface disease with partial limbal stem cell deficiency, symblephara, lid and facial scarring, with a vision of 20/400 and counting fingers at 1 m in both eyes. Limbal and conjunctival tissue was harvested from the… CONTINUE READING

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