Comparative Study of Pterygium Excision with Conjunctival Autograft Using Autologous Blood and Sutures in a teaching hospital
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 7, Pages 2848-2853
AbstractPterygium, a word derived from Greek “pterygos” meaning wing. Pterygium is defined as a degenerative ocular surface disorder with wing‑shaped fibrovascular growth of the conjunctival tissue encroaching on the cornea.  Pterygium is a disease of tropical areas and it has worldwide prevalence. The incidence is high in geographic areas with high ultraviolet radiation, hot, dry, windy, dusty and smoky environments. The prevalence rate of primary pterygium varies between 0.3% – 29% in various populations around the world.
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