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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 98-99

Contralateral autologous corneal transplantation in an human immunodeficiency virus-positive patient with multiple failed grafts: A challenging experience


Department of Cornea, Sankara Eye Hospital, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sudhakar Potti
Sankara Eye Hospital, Guntur-Vijayawada Expressway, Pedakakani, Guntur - 522 509, Andhra Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1227_20

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A 61-year-old human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive female patient, planned for a repeat penetrating keratoplasty in the left eye after two failed grafts, also had an absolute right eye and a clear cornea with healthy endothelium (CD4-2445 cells/mm2) with no perception of light. Due to an unexpected damage to the only optical grade tissue that occurred during surgery, consent was taken from the patient to perform an autokeratoplasty from the contralateral blind eye and was successfully performed on the left eye with visual potential. The blind eye received a therapeutic grade donor tissue.


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