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Keratoconus: maternal age and social class.
  1. E G Woodward


    A group of patients (150) suffering from keratoconus were asked their mother's age at their birth. A statistically significant excess of older mothers as compared with the general population was found. The social class of the patients was found to have a distribution different from the general population, and it is suggested that this is related to the patient's maternal age.

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