Title

Corneoscleral transplantation in congenital corneal staphyloma and Peters' anomaly

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

3-1-2003

Journal

Ophthalmic Genetics

Volume

24

Issue

1

DOI

10.1076/opge.24.1.59.13891

Keywords

Corneal transplant; Peters' anomaly; Staphyloma

Abstract

An infant born with bilateral corneal clouding diagnosed clinically as congenital anterior staphyloma and Peters' anomaly was confirmed histopathologically. This case report demonstrates one clinical spectrum of Peters' anomaly. The clinical course and histopathologic findings are detailed as is a unique surgical approach of corneoscleral graft used to perserve the right globe.

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