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Infectious crystalline keratopathy.
  1. C B James,
  2. P J McDonnell and
  3. M G Falcon
  1. Eye Department, St Thomas's Hospital, London.


    We present a patient who developed a crystalline keratopathy after a penetrating keratoplasty. This rare complication can be caused by bacterial infection, and the patient responded to the appropriate antibiotic therapy. The literature is reviewed and possible causes and mechanisms of the crystalline appearance are discussed.

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