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Iridoschisis and keratoconus in a patient with severe allergic eye disease and compulsive eye rubbing: a case report.

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Background

Iridoschisis is a rare disorder characterized by splitting of the anterior and posterior iris stroma, resulting in disintegrated iris fibrils which float freely in the anterior chamber. We report an exceptional case of bilateral iridoschisis occurring in conjunction with keratoconus and severe allergic eye disease.

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A 24-year-old white man had had periocular contact dermatitis and allergic eye disease from the age of 3 years. He was all...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13256-016-0914-7

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Merton College
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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Journal of Medical Case Reports Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
134
Publication date:
2016-05-05
Acceptance date:
2016-04-26
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ISSN:
1752-1947
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pubs:626973
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uri:1916c801-9bfc-4b42-8256-28b3201f63f6
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uuid:1916c801-9bfc-4b42-8256-28b3201f63f6
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pubs:626973

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