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Cell Mediated Immunity in Mooren’s Ulcer

  • S. P. Dhir
  • S. Sehgal
  • I. S. Jain
Conference paper
Part of the Documenta Ophthalmologica Proceedings Series book series (DOPS, volume 20)

Abstract

Mooren’s ulcer is a chronic ulcer starting in the corneal periphery with a characteristically undermined edge. It progresses slowly & relentlessly until the entire cornea is involved (Duke Elder & Leigh, 1965).

Keywords

Cell Mediate Immunity Corneal Ulcer Leucocyte Migration Immunological Barrier Corneal Graft Rejection 
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© Dr W. Junk bv Publishers 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. P. Dhir
    • 1
  • S. Sehgal
    • 1
  • I. S. Jain
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology and PathologyPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education & ResearchChandigarhIndia

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