Corneal allograft reaction associated with nonocular inflammation.

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Journal Article (Review)

Corneal allograft rejection is known to have many risk factors, including ocular infection and inflammation. Although not reported in the literature, local nonocular inflammation may also have the ability to incite a graft reaction. We report 2 cases, one with dental inflammation and the other with a facial abscess, with simultaneous corneal transplant rejection. Possible pathophysiology and a review of the literature are given.

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Cited Authors

  • Vora, GK; Ciolino, JB

Published Date

  • 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 20 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 29 - 31

PubMed ID

  • 25097462

Pubmed Central ID

  • 25097462

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1542-8958

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.5693/djo.02.2013.12.001

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States