Keratoconus after penetrating keratoplasty

Ophthalmic Surg. 1990 Jun;21(6):420-2.


Signs of keratoconus, including Munson's sign, apical thinning, and Vogt's striae, developed in a 41-year-old woman 6 years after successful penetrating keratoplasty. Screening donor corneas for ectatic diseases may prevent such occurrences.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Keratoconus / etiology*
  • Keratoconus / pathology
  • Keratoplasty, Penetrating / adverse effects*
  • Reoperation
  • Tissue Donors