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Corneal ectasia secondary to peripheral endotheliopathy in a patient with classic pars planitis

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Purpose: To report a case of corneal ectasia secondary to pars planitis corneal endotheliopathyMethods: Clinical case description and proposed hypothesis regarding development of corneal ectasiaResults: Eight-year-old male presented with 360° peripheral corneal endotheliopathy and edema, granulomatous keratic precipitates, and mild iritis OD. A progressive corneal ectasia then developed. Twenty months later, OS presented similarly and anterior chamber inflammatory cells, vitreous snowballs, and retinal vasculitis were observed OU. Classic pars planitis was diagnosedConclusion: This is the first case of endotheliopathy as the first manifestation of pars planitis and as a cause of a secondary central cornea ectasia developed © 2010 The Author(s).

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Arellanes-Garcia, L., Preciado-Delgadillo, M., Hernandez-Quintela, E., & Garza-Leon, M. (2011). Corneal ectasia secondary to peripheral endotheliopathy in a patient with classic pars planitis. Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection, 1(2), 77–80. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12348-010-0005-7

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