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The utility of anterior segment optical coherence tomography in monitoring intraocular epithelial cysts in children: A mini case series
  1. R F Pilling1,
  2. A Khan2,
  3. J L Ball3
  1. 1Department of Ophthalmology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds, UK
  2. 2Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds, UK
  3. 3Department of Ophthalmology, St James Hospital, Leeds, UK
  1. Correspondence to Rachel F Pilling, Department of Ophthalmology, Specialist Registrar Ophthalmology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK; rfpilling{at}btopenworld.com

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We present the use of anterior segment optical coherence tomography (OCT) in monitoring intraocular epithelial cysts in children. Both patients had traumatic corneal laceration and subsequently developed epithelial downgrowth cysts.

Case 1

A 6-year-old boy presented 2 days after being struck with a wooden brick. On presentation, there was a full-thickness corneal laceration and two clock hours of the iris prolapsed through the limbal wound. He underwent primary repair of the wound and iris excision and was …

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