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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 89-91

The aftermath of retained Descemet's membrane: A case report and review of literature


1 Cornea, Ocular Surface, Trauma and Refractive Services, Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Tirunelveli, TamilNadu, India
2 Paediatric and Strabismology, Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Tirunelveli, TamilNadu, India
3 Glaucoma Services, Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Tirunelveli, TamilNadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Venugopal Anitha
Cornea, Ocular Surface, Trauma and Refractive Services, Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_166_21

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This study aimed to report the graft sequelae of retained host Descemet's membrane (DM) following Penetrating Keratoplasty (PKP). A 75-year-old male diagnosed with retained host DM with Anterior segment optical coherence tomography (ASOCT). Nd:YAG membranotomy resulted in graft failure. Later, DM stripping endothelial keratoplasty with removal of the host DM was done. Review of literature was done to discuss the best treatment modality.


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