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March 1992

Alteration of Human Conjunctival Epithelial Proliferation

Author Affiliations

From the Ocular Oncology Unit (Dr Char and Ms Kaleta-Michaels), the Departments of Ophthalmology and Radiation Oncology (Dr Char), and the Francis I. Proctor Foundation (Drs Weissman, Char, Herbort, and Ostler), University of California, San Francisco.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1992;110(3):357-359. doi:10.1001/archopht.1992.01080150055027

• We used in vitro bromodeoxyuridine to analyze the labeling indexes of conjunctival cells in several external eye diseases. Patients with superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis, squamous cell carcinoma of the conjunctiva, drug-induced pseudopemphigoid, and Stevens-Johnson syndrome had increased conjunctival DNA synthesis.

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