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Split thickness buccal mucous membrane grafts and β irradiation in the treatment of recurrent pterygium
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    Irradiation for reccurent pterygia
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      • Rajat Maheshwari

    The article by Forbes et al on cheek mucosa is indeed interesting and helpful in cases of reccurent pterygia, but as they have given irradiation to cases after surgery it becomes a bias as to how much better is cheek mucosa compared with conjunctiva autograft.

    Secondly, have they considered the use of buccal mucosa for the same as cheek mucosa is more difficult to harvest although I agr...

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