Estudo da mucosa labial enxertada em bulbo ocular para correção de simbléfaro

Estudo da mucosa labial enxertada em bulbo ocular para correção de simbléfaro

Autores:

Ana Estela Besteti P. P. Sant'Anna,
Waldir Martins Portellinha,
Moacyr P. Rigueiro,
Paulo Sérgio de Moraes Barros

ARTIGO ORIGINAL

Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia

versão impressa ISSN 0004-2749versão On-line ISSN 1678-2925

Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. vol.62 no.2 São Paulo abr. 1999

http://dx.doi.org/10.5935/0004-2749.19990032

SUMMARY

Purpose:

To evaluate labial mucous membrane graft in patients with severe symblepharon.

Methods:

Ten patients were operated for labial mucous membrane graft. Mean age was 47.2 years (range 26-68 years). Symblepharons were caused by trauma, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, recidivous pterygium and cicatricial chronic conjunctivitis.

Results:

The grafts were biopsied after cicatrization. All patients presented nonkeratinizing stratified columnar epithelium without metaplasia.

Conclusion:

Labial mucous membrane grafting has good results in the treatment of patients with severe symblepharon. The mucous membrane does not change its natural histologic aspects when grafted on ocular surface.

Keywords: Labial mucous membrane graft; Symblepharon; Mucous membrane

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