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Vol. 92. Issue 9.
Pages 451-454 (September 2017)
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Vol. 92. Issue 9.
Pages 451-454 (September 2017)
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Sterile infiltrates after cross-linking
Infiltrados estériles tras cross-linking
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G. García de Oteyza
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gonzalo_gdeoteyza@hotmail.com

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, J. Álvarez de Toledo
Servicio de Córnea y Segmento Anterior, Centro de Oftalmología Barraquer, Barcelona, Spain
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Case report

A 20 year-old woman presented with an asymmetric bilateral keratoconus. Cross-linking of the right eye was performed due of its topographic and pachymetric conditions. Three days after the procedure, the patient presented with some corneal infiltrates that where classified as sterile.

Discussion

Cross-linking is known for its efficacy and safety. Nevertheless, there can be complications. Sterile infiltrates have already been described, although their aetiology is still not clear.

Keywords:
Sterile infiltrates
Cross-linking
Complication
Keratoconus
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Caso clínico

Mujer de 20 años que acude diagnosticada de queratocono bilateral asimétrico. Debido a las características topográficas y paquimétricas del queratocono del ojo derecho se decidió realizar la técnica de cross-linking. Tres días después del procedimiento, la paciente acude con unos infiltrados blanquecinos que resultaron ser estériles.

Discusión

El cross-linking es una técnica eficaz a la par que segura. Sin embargo, en ocasiones pueden ocurrir ciertas complicaciones. Los infiltrados estériles han sido descritos aunque su procedencia sigue sin estar aclarada.

Palabras clave:
Infiltrados estériles
Cross-linking
Complicación
Queratocono

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