pterygium

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either of two thickened triangular layers of conjunctiva extending from the nasal edge of the eye to the cornea

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Pterygium sendromunda gozlenen dismorfik yuz gorunumu, goz kapaginda yapisiklik, kucuk agiz, genis kisa burun, yarik damak, kucuk cene, yaygin kulak anomalisi icermektedir (1,4).
Escobar Syndrome (Multiple Pterygium Syndrome) Smith's Recognizable Patterns of Human Malformation 5 th Edition.
Pterygium syndrome (multiple pterygium syndrome: pterygium colli syndrome).
Multiple pterygium syndrome evolution of the phenotype J Med Genet 1987;24:733-49.
The current study was planned to observe the short-term outcome manifested by improvement of symptoms and long-term outcome assessed be re -epithelialisation in corneal ulcers and the absence of recurrence in cases of pterygium.
Patients with impending perforation or perforated corneal ulcers, pterygium, keratomalacia, Steven-Johnson syndrome, Bowen's disease, exposed lateral rectus, etc.
Ophthalmological parameters recorded were pain evidence of inflammation, such as conjunctival redness and irritation, visual acuity, corneal surface for site, size and shape of the ulcer, location, size and extent of corneal encroachment of pterygium.
In case of pterygium, a single layer was applied after the pterygium had been excised (Figure-2).
The objective of the study is to assess the outcome of serum assisted conjunctival autograft in primary pterygium cases.
In order to fulfil the objectives of the study data on age, gender, occupation, laterality, grading of pterygium, preoperative and postoperative BCVA, postoperative symptoms and signs, outcome of the graft etc.
An uncontrolled clinical trial was done with due ethical clearance on 86 patients of grade-1 and grade-2 primary nasal pterygium at JPM Rotary Club of Cuttack Eye Hospital and Research Institute over a period of 18 months from June 2014 to December 2015.
Grade 3, temporal, double-headed and recurrent pterygium cases were excluded from the study group.
In Group-B patients, after excision of pterygium, the bare area was measured with calliper and autograft of the same size and free of tenon's tissue was fashioned from the supero temporal region of the bulbar conjunctiva of the same eye and sutured with 10-0 nylon to the surrounding conjunctiva and antibiotic drops and ointment was instilled in the eye and patched for 24 hrs.
The primary outcome was to measure pterygium recurrence.
The recurrence of pterygium was observed more in younger patients.