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Clearance of corneal crystals in nephropathic cystinosis by topical cysteamine 0.5%.
  1. N. P. Jones,
  2. R. J. Postlethwaite and
  3. J. L. Noble
  1. Manchester University, Department of Ophthalmology.


    A 2-year-old girl with nephropathic cystinosis was successfully treated with topical cysteamine 0.5% to one eye. Clearance of crystals from the treated cornea was virtually complete after three months. The possibilities and limitations of this form of treatment are discussed.

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