An unusual case of keratoconus

J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2006 Nov-Dec;43(6):373-5. doi: 10.3928/01913913-20061101-10.


We report a rare case of severe keratoconus and acute corneal hydrops in a 6-year-old girl. We describe the management of this challenging case and the outcome.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Corneal Topography
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Keratoconus / diagnosis*
  • Keratoconus / therapy
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Visual Acuity