Pregnancy-induced Progression of Keratoconus in a 37-Year-Old Patient
Bruno Freitas Valbon, Juliana Glicéria, Rodrigo Teixeira Santos
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Valbon BF, Glicéria J, Santos RT. Pregnancy-induced Progression of Keratoconus in a 37-Year-Old Patient. Int J Kerat Ect Cor Dis 2013; 2 (2):84-88.
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To report a case of keratoconus that progressed during pregnancy without any accompanying disease.
A case report.
A patient with keratoconus that worsened during pregnancy demonstrates that pregnancy can be a previously unrecognized risk factor for progression of keratoconus.
To our knowledge, this is the first case reported in Brazil and the third paper in the world showing pregnancyinduced keratoconus progression in a patient with no accompanying disease.
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Glicéria J, Valbon BF, Santos RT, Ambrósio R Jr. Pregnancy-induced Progression of Keratoconus in a 37-Year-Old Patient. Int J Kerat Ect Cor Dis 2013;2(2):84-88.
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