Table 1

Results of immunohistochemical and TUNEL analysis for 15 pterygia specimens together with matched superior bulbar conjunctivae from the same eyes

PatientPterygiumConjunctiva
TUNELp53  bcl-2  bax  TUNEL p53  bcl-2  bax  
fefefefefefefefe
1+++++++++
2+++++++++
3+++/–+++++
4+++++++++
5+++++++
6+++++++
7+++++
8++++++
9+++/–++++++
10++++++++
11+++++++
12++++++++
13+++++++/–++
14+++++++
15+++++++++
  • f = fibrous layer; e = epithelial layer.