• Three patients with juvenile-onset insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus had neurotrophic keratitis and/or ulceration presumably related to their diabetes. We suggest that significant neurotrophic corneal disease can occur in diabetic patients. The neurotrophic keratitis and corneal ulcers responded to treatment.
(Arch Ophthalmol 95:2193-2196, 1977)
Hyndiuk RA, Kazarian EL, Schultz RO, Seideman S. Neurotrophic Corneal Ulcers in Diabetes Mellitus. Arch Ophthalmol. 1977;95(12):2193-2196. doi:10.1001/archopht.1977.04450120099012