The epidemiology of pterygium in a high risk population. Implications for prevention

G. G. Rhoads, P. D. Zeegen, G. A. Glober, G. M. Boelling

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Abstract

A study of this disease in Japanese men on Oahu. Hawaii has a high prevalence of pterygium, and the authors had an excellent opportunity to make uniform inquiries into the life history of men with and without this affliction. The implications of the findings for the prevention of pterygium are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)163-173
Number of pages11
JournalTRANS.PACIF.CST. OTO-OPHTHAL.SOC.
VolumeVol.53
StatePublished - Jan 1 1972
Externally publishedYes

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  • Medicine(all)

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    Rhoads, G. G., Zeegen, P. D., Glober, G. A., & Boelling, G. M. (1972). The epidemiology of pterygium in a high risk population. Implications for prevention. TRANS.PACIF.CST. OTO-OPHTHAL.SOC., Vol.53, 163-173.