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Annals of Ophthalmology

, Volume 37, Issue 2, pp 99–104 | Cite as

Exuberant pigmented conjunctivitis epidemiology, immunology, histopathology, and treatment with mitomycin-C

  • Vania García de Barragan
  • Gonzalo Murillo
  • Pedro de Alarcón
  • Ximena Arze
  • Martin Sangueza
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Abstract

We describe a unique form of ocular disease called “exuberant pigmented conjunctivitis” and demonstrate the allergic response to environmental particles combined with high altitude, dust, concentrated ultraviolet rays, and extreme dryness. A nonsteroid treatment with mitomycin-C was studied to avoid known topical steroid side effects.

Keywords

Astigmatism Ketotifen Pterygium Keratoconus Conjunctival Hyperemia 
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© Humana Press Inc. 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vania García de Barragan
    • 1
  • Gonzalo Murillo
    • 1
  • Pedro de Alarcón
    • 1
  • Ximena Arze
    • 1
  • Martin Sangueza
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of Ophthalmology in La PazLa PazBolivia

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