Giant intrastromal cleft in corneal hydrops

Virgilio Galvis, Alejandro Tello, Marcela F. Cianci, Luis Carlos Escaf, M. Margarita Parra

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A 15-year-old male patient with corneal hydrops and a giant intrastromal cleft (pseudocyst) successfully received medical treatment with topical prednisolone, hypertonic saline solution and ocular hypotensive eyedrops. Anterior segment optical coherence tomography (OCT) was used as an auxiliary tool for assessing the response to treatment during follow-up time (33 months).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1727-1732
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Ophthalmology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Aug 2018


  • Corneal edema
  • Corneal perforation
  • Keratoconus
  • Keratoconus complications


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