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Spontaneous corneal perforation of acute hydrops as a presenting symptom of keratoconus

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First Author: G.Kleinmann ISRAEL

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To describe rare case of spontaneous corneal perforation of acute hydrops as a presenting symptom of keratoconus.


Ophthalmology Department, Kaplan Medical Center, Israel


A 30-years-old man treated with systemic Colchicine for Familial Mediterranean fever presented with an acute hydrops followed by spontaneous perforation as a presenting symptom of keratoconus.


The perforation was first glued but the glue fall twice and an emergent PKP was performed. UCDVA 1 year after the surgery was 20/40.


Spontaneous perforation of acute hydrops is a rare complication and can be the presenting symptom of Keratoconus. FINANCIAL INTEREST: NONE

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