Mucosal Complications of Modified Osteo-odonto Keratoprosthesis in Chronic Stevens-Johnson Syndrome – Corrected Proof

Purpose: To describe clinical outcomes of complications afflicting the autologous oral mucous membrane graft after modified osteo-odonto keratoprosthesis surgery in chronic Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS).Design: Prospective case series.Methods: This study included 30 eyes of 30 patients with SJS-induced dry keratinized ocular surfaces; the patients underwent various stages of this procedure between August 2009 and February 2012. Mucosal complications were classified as either necrosis or overgrowth. Mucosal necrosis was managed according to a predesigned algorithm based on timing (pre- and postimplantation) and location (central or peripheral) of necrosis. Cases with mucosal overgrowth underwent mucosal debulking and trimming.Results: Mucosal necrosis developed in 15 (Read more...)

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