Bilateral corneal perforations in Stevens Johnson syndrome

K. F. Tabbara, H. F. Shammas

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A case of Stevens Johnson syndrome was treated with topical and systemic corticosteroids. The patients developed bilateral simultaneous staphylococcal corneal ulcers. The ulcers eventuated in bilateral corneal perforations within 48 hours, in spite of topical, subconjunctival, and systemic antibiotic therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)514-517
Number of pages4
JournalCanadian Journal of Ophthalmology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1975
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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