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Corneal hydrops induced by Bellís paralysis in a case of corneal ectasia

Lokman Aslan, Murat Aslankurt, Gokhan Ozdemir, Bedia Marangozoglu Sahin, Aysegul Comez.

Abstract
An 18-year-old male patient presented with suddenly decreased vision, itching, corneal edema and an inability to close the left eye. They had left Bellís paralysis for two weeks and had used high diopter glasses for five years. The best corrected visual acuity was 0.4 in their right eye and counting fingers in the left eye. Biomicroscopic examination revealed thinning and steepening of the cornea in the right eye and anterior protrusion of the cornea, stromal edema and punctate disruption of the epithelium in the left eye. Topographic image of the right eye was consistent with keratoconus. Six months later, stromal edema gradually regressed and a corneal scar ensued. This case presentation emphasizes that Bellís palsy may induce disease progression in a patient with preexisting corneal ectasia and results in corneal hydrops.

Key words: Corneal ectasia, facial paralysis, corneal hydrops


 
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Aslan L, Aslankurt M, Ozdemir G, Sahin BM, Comez A. Corneal hydrops induced by Bellís paralysis in a case of corneal ectasia. Arch Clin Exp Surg. 2017; 6(3): 165-167. doi:10.5455/aces.20160520030117


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Aslan L, Aslankurt M, Ozdemir G, Sahin BM, Comez A. Corneal hydrops induced by Bellís paralysis in a case of corneal ectasia. http://www.acesjournal.org/?mno=222278 [Access: January 20, 2018]. doi:10.5455/aces.20160520030117


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Aslan L, Aslankurt M, Ozdemir G, Sahin BM, Comez A. Corneal hydrops induced by Bellís paralysis in a case of corneal ectasia. Arch Clin Exp Surg. 2017; 6(3): 165-167. doi:10.5455/aces.20160520030117



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Aslan L, Aslankurt M, Ozdemir G, Sahin BM, Comez A. Corneal hydrops induced by Bellís paralysis in a case of corneal ectasia. Arch Clin Exp Surg. (2017), [cited January 20, 2018]; 6(3): 165-167. doi:10.5455/aces.20160520030117



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Aslan, L., Aslankurt, M., Ozdemir, G., Sahin, B. M. & Comez, A. (2017) Corneal hydrops induced by Bellís paralysis in a case of corneal ectasia. Arch Clin Exp Surg, 6 (3), 165-167. doi:10.5455/aces.20160520030117



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Aslan, Lokman, Murat Aslankurt, Gokhan Ozdemir, Bedia Marangozoglu Sahin, and Aysegul Comez. 2017. Corneal hydrops induced by Bellís paralysis in a case of corneal ectasia. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES), 6 (3), 165-167. doi:10.5455/aces.20160520030117



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Aslan, Lokman, Murat Aslankurt, Gokhan Ozdemir, Bedia Marangozoglu Sahin, and Aysegul Comez. "Corneal hydrops induced by Bellís paralysis in a case of corneal ectasia." Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES) 6 (2017), 165-167. doi:10.5455/aces.20160520030117



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Aslan, Lokman, Murat Aslankurt, Gokhan Ozdemir, Bedia Marangozoglu Sahin, and Aysegul Comez. "Corneal hydrops induced by Bellís paralysis in a case of corneal ectasia." Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES) 6.3 (2017), 165-167. Print. doi:10.5455/aces.20160520030117



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Aslan, L., Aslankurt, M., Ozdemir, G., Sahin, B. M. & Comez, A. (2017) Corneal hydrops induced by Bellís paralysis in a case of corneal ectasia. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES), 6 (3), 165-167. doi:10.5455/aces.20160520030117





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