Keratoconus and Fuchs' heterochromic iridocyclitis: a coincidence or a defect during embryogenesis?


Yagci A. , Uretmen O. , Egrilmez S. , GUNENC U., KUSBECI T.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.11, no.1, pp.73-76, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.73-76

Abstract

PURPOSE. We aimed to discuss the possible role of developmental embryologic factors in neural crest cells in the aetiology of keratoconus and Fuchs' heterochromic iridocyclitis by presenting this case.