Histopathological Evaluation of Pterygium Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Objectives: The aim of this study was to histopathologically compare patients with and without diabetes mellitus who underwent pterygium excision. Methods: In this retrospective case-control study, 60 patients with a history of pterygium excision were divided into 2 groups: those with DM and those without DM. Histopathological findings (squamous metaplasia, dysplasia, inflammation, fibrinoid changes, and vascularization) were compared. Results: The mean age of the 60 patients (females, 54.5%) included in the study was 58.6±12.8 years. The mean age was 53.7±13.7 years in the patients with DM and 63.6±9.6 years in the patients without DM. There were no significant differences in the excised pterygium tissues in terms of squamous metaplasia, dysplasia, fibrinoid changes, inflammation, or vascularization. Conclusion: There was no histopathological difference in the pterygium tissue in patients with DM.

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BEYOGLU EYE JOURNAL
  • ISSN: 2459-1777
  • Yayın Aralığı: Yılda 4 Sayı
  • Başlangıç: 2016

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