THE CONJUNCTIVAL GOBLET CELL IN PTERYGIUM FORMATION.

Authors

  • Frank P. English F.R.A.C.O., F.R.C.S.,

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  • H.B. William,

  • B.S. Yates M.B.F.R.A.C.O., F.R.A.C.S.,

  • Rodney Kirkwood M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.O., F.R.A.C.S., and,

  • Simon Slu M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.S.


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Summary

Histological studies of pterygium pathology, reveals the presence of goblet cells liberally distributed throughout the epithelial surface. This feature poses medical and surgical implications which are discussed.

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