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Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences | Volume-10 | Issue-11
Corneal Perforation after Excision of Pterygium and Instillation of Mitomycin C: About an Observation
Belhadj Othmane
Published: Nov. 24, 2022 | 145 22
DOI: 10.36347/sjams.2022.v10i11.023
Pages: 1944-1946
Pterygium is a common eye condition that predominates in warm, dry areas. It is a benign condition whose treatment is essentially surgical especially for advanced stages. But it is characterized by its tendency to recurrence from where the interest of the use of adjuvant treatments namely mitomycin C. Although this is relatively harmless serious and potentially blinding complications can occur. The authors report one case of complicated pterygium surgery with late perforation.