Ophthalmology And Visual Sciences

Nasreen A. Syed, MD

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Director, F.C. Blodi Eye Pathology Laboratory
Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology  - Anatomic Pathology

Contact Information

Primary Office: 233  MRC
Iowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone: 319-335-7192

Email: nasreen-syed@uiowa.edu
Web: The F.C. Blodi Eye Pathology Laboratory

Education

BA, Biology/Chemistry, University of Missouri, Kansas City
MD, Combined BA/MD Program, University of Missouri, Kansas City

Internship, Internal Medicine, Truman Medical Center/St. Luke's Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Fellowship, Ophthalmic Pathology and Uveitis, University of Wisconsin Medical School

Licensure and Certifications

ABO Certification, American Board of Ophthalmology

All Publications

Chen J, Kamberos N, O'Dorisio M, Syed N, Boldt C.  Choroidal schwannoma in a 6-month-old girl .  JAAPOS.  2014 April. 18(2):197-9.
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Kemp P, Syed N, Oetting T, Longmuir S.  Cataract Surgery in Children with Uveitis: Retrospective Analysis of Intraocular Lens Implantation with Anterior Optic Capture Compared to Aphakia and Standard Intraocular Lens Implantation Techiques (submitted to JAAPOS for review).  JAAPOS.  2014. 

Azari A, Syed N, Albert D.  Examining and processing eye specimens. .  2014. 1180:377-396.
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Koehn D, Meyer K, Syed N, Anderson M.  Ketamine/xylazine-induced corneal damage in mice (submitted to IOVS for review).  IOVS.  2014. 

Sobel R, Syed N, Carter K, Allen R.  The Value of Optic Nerve Sheath Biopsy at the time of Fenestration.  Ophthalmology.  2014. 

Baker M, McAllister A, Syed N, Allen R.  Keloidal Scarring in Hard Palate Grafts [Epub ahead of print].  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg.  2013 December 5. 
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Sobel R, Syed N, Carter K, Allen R.  The Value of Optic Nerve Sheath Biopsy at the time of Fenestration .  Presented at American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.  2012 November 12. 

Maltry A, Syed N.  Timing of Intraocular blood breakdown.  American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Chicago IL.  2012 November 11. 

Seay M, Syed N.  Amyloid deposition in the temporal artery: a report of 2 cases.  American Association of Ophthalmic Oncologists & Pathologists annual meeting, Chicago IL.  2012 November 9. 

Vislisel J, Syed N.  The Bedside Ocular Examination.  EyeRounds.org.  2012 October 26. 
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Weed M, Syed N.  Perioperative Corneal Abrasions: Systems-based review and analysis. .  2012 July 11. 
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Warren C, Risma J, Allen R, Syed N.  Myeloid Sarcoma: 20 year old female with lid fullness and diplopia. .  2011 December 6. 
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Rogers G, Baker M, Syed N, Allen R.  Bilateral Periorbital Edema Associated with Pioglitazone Use .  presented at American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery annual meeting, Orlando, FL.  2011 October 23. 

Kay C, Tarantola R, Gehrs K, Folk J, Mahajan V, Boldt H, Syed N, Russell S.  Uveitis following intravitreal bevacizumab: a non-infectious cluster.  Ophthalmic Sur Lasers Imaging.  2011 July. 42(4):292-6.
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Hong E, Longmuir R, Syed N, Allen R.  ANCA-associated granulomatous vasculitis* (Wegener’s Granulomatosis). .  2010 December 7. 
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Longmire M, Syed N, Allen R.  Churg-Strauss Syndrome with Orbital Inflammation. .  2010 November 6. 
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Longmuir S, Syed N, Boldt H.  Diffuse anterior retinoblastoma without retinal involvement.  Ophthalmology.  2010 October. 117(10):2034-8.
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Ward M, Syed N, Goins K.  Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid: atypical presentation as pseudopterygium and limbal stem cell deficiency. .  2010 September 27. 
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Gandhi N, Syed N, Allen R.  Dermoid Cyst.  2010 July 26. 
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Amado D, Mingozzi F, Hui D, Bennicelli J, Wei Z, Chen Y, Bote E, Grant R, Golden J, Narfstrom K, Syed N, Orlin S, High K, Bennett A, Bennett J.  Safety and efficacy of subretinal readministration of a viral vector in large animals to treat congenital blindness.  Sci Transl Med.  2010 March 3. 2(21):21ra16.
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Rogers G, Syed N, Alward W, Fernandez de Castro J, Jensen L.  Iris-Ciliary Body Melanoma: 57-year-old female with iris lesion. .  2010 January 15. 
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Syed N.  Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors, Chapters 12, 13.  American Academy of Ophthalmology.  2010. 

Fernandez de Castro J, Syed N.  Clinicopathologic Correlation: Ciliary Body Leiomyoma. .  2009 September 09. 
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Kitzmann A, Wagoner M, Syed N, Goins K.  Donor-related Candida keratitis after Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty.  Cornea.  2009 August. 28(7):825-8.
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Birkholz E, Syed N, Wagoner M.  Corneal Stromal Dystrophies: A Clinicopathologic Review. .  2009 July 27. 
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Wendel L, Longmuir S, Syed N.  Non-accidental Trauma: An unresponsive infant with bilateral retinal hemorrhages. .  2009 February 12. 
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Eagle R, Grossniklaus H, Syed N, Hogan R, Lloyd W, Folberg R.  Inadvertent evisceration of eyes containing uveal melanoma.  Arch Ophthalmol.  2009 February. 127(2):141-5.
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Tagg N, Lee A, Syed N, Golnik K.  Artery, vein, neither, both?.  Surv Ophthalmol.  2009. 54(3):408-11.
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Fernandez de Castro J, Syed N.  Cytokeratin Expression in Human Corneal Endothelium .  UI Dept. of Ophthalmology.  2009. 

Eagle R, Grossniklaus H, Syed N, Hogan R, Lloyd W, Folberg R.  Evisceration of Blind, Painful Eyes With Occult Uveal Melanoma Not a Crime [Reply].  Arch Ophthalmol.  2009. 127(9):1229.

Karikari I, Syed N, Cummings T.  Secretory meningiomas of the orbit.  Orbit.  2009. 28(6):408-11.
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Kitzmann A, Goins K, Syed N, Wagoner M.  Bilateral herpes simplex keratitis with unilateral secondary bacterial keratitis and corneal perforation in a patient with pityriasis rubra pilaris.  Cornea.  2008 December. 27(10):1212-4.
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Ostojic J, Grozdanic S, Syed N, Hargrove M, Trent 3rd J, Kuehn M, Kwon Y, Kardon R, Sakaguchi D.  Patterns of distribution of oxygen-binding globins, neuroglobin and cytoglobin in human retina.  Arch Ophthalmol.  2008 November. 126(11):1530-6.
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Ostojic J, Grozdanic S, Syed N, Hargrove M, Trent 3rd J, Kuehn M, Kardon R, Kwon Y, Sakaguchi D.  Neuroglobin and cytoglobin distribution in the anterior eye segment: a comparative immunohistochemical study.  J Histochem Cytochem.  2008 September. 56(9):863-72.
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Shah S, Al-Rajhi A, Brandt J, Mannis M, Roos B, Sheffield V, Syed N, Stone E, Fingert J.  Mutation in the SLC4A11 gene associated with autosomal recessive congenital hereditary endothelial dystrophy in a large Saudi family.  Ophthalmic Genet.  2008 March. 29(1):41-5.
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Gorovoy S, Syed N.  Does Sebaceous Cell Carcinoma Have a Unique Immunophenotype? .  Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.  2008. 

Syed N, Shetlar D.  Ophthalmic Pathology.  3rd Edition. 2008.

Syed N, Albert D, Garner A, White V.  Principles of Pathology.  Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.  2008. 

Song A, Carter K, Syed N, Song J, Nerad J.  Sebaceous cell carcinoma of the ocular adnexa: clinical presentations, histopathology, and outcomes.  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg.  2008. 24(3):194-200.
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Mullins R, Kuehn M, Faidley E, Syed N, Stone E.  Differential macular and peripheral expression of bestrophin in human eyes and its implication for best disease.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  2007 July. 48(7):3372-80.
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Johnson S, Mullins R, Nerad J, Syed N.  Immunohistochemistry of Ocular Adnexal Vascular Lesions – Distinguishing Lymphatic versus Blood Vessel Origins using LYVE-1, D2-40 and Podoplanin.  Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology .  2007. 

Mullins R, Kuehn M, Faidley E, Olvera M, Syed N, Strack S.  Macular and Peripheral Expression of Bestrophin in Human Eyes: Potential Significance to the Pathophysiology of Best Disease .  Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.  2007. 

Graff J, Goins K, Syed N, Sutphin J.  Acanthamoeba Keratitis: 39-year-old contact lens wearer with persisting keratitis and pain. .  2006 December 04. 
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Goldstein S, Katowitz J, Syed N.  The histopathologic effects of balloon dacryoplasty on the rabbit nasolacrimal duct.  J AAPOS.  2006 August. 10(4):333-5.
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Johnson S, Nerad J, Syed N.  Sebaceous Cell Carcinoma: A Masquerade Syndrome. .  2006 January 23. 
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Syed N.  Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors, Chapters 7, 8, 12.  American Academy of Ophthalmology.  2006. 

Farjo A, Halperin G, Syed N, Sutphin J, Wagoner M.  Salzmann's nodular corneal degeneration clinical characteristics and surgical outcomes.  Cornea.  2006 January. 25(1):11-5.
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Song A, Syed N, Kirby P, Carter K.  Giant cell angiofibroma of the ocular adnexae.  Arch Ophthalmol.  2005 October. 123(10):1438-43.
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O'Malley E, Nerad J, Syed N.  Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma: 49 year-old female with left lower lid lesion. .  2005 August 24. 
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Tantri A, Syed N, Weingeist T.  Metastatic Choroidal Lesion: 61 y.o. man presents with pain and blurry vision OD. .  2005 March 09. 
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Bogdan A, Kirby P, Syed N.  Nerve Fiber Layer and Optic Nerve Expression of Amyloid Precursor Protein in Non-Accidental vs. Accidental Injury of the Infant .  Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.  2005. 

Ostojic J, Syed N, Hargrove M, Kuehn M, Kardon R, Kwon Y, Grozdanic S, Sakaguchi D.  Neuroglobin and Cytoglobin Distribution in the Anterior Segment: A Comparative Study of the Human and Dog Eye .  Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology .  2005. 

Kim S, Ibarra M, Syed N, Sulewski M, Orlin S.  Development of epithelial downgrowth several decades after intraocular surgery.  Cornea.  2005 January. 24(1):108-9.
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Glazer-Hockstein C, Syed N, Warhol M, Gausas R.  Malignant solitary fibrous tumor metastatic to the orbit.  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg.  2004 November. 20(6):471-3.
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Szyfelbein K, Kozakewicz H, Syed N, Zembowicz A.  Phakomatous choristoma of the eyelid: a report of a case.  J Cutan Pathol.  2004 August. 31(7):506-8.
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Grozdanic S, Sakaguchi D, Syed N, Hargrove M, Trent J, Betts D, Kwon Y, Kuehn M, Kardon R.  Neuroglobin and Histoglobin (cytoglobin) – new hexacoordinate globins in the human eyes .  Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.  2004 April 23. 

Volpe J, Hall J, Galetta S, Liu G, Syed N, Balcer L.  Unilateral temporal artery biopsy: Author reply.  2003 November. 110(11):2263-4.
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Sharma A, Ibarra M, Piltz-Seymour J, Syed N.  An unusual case of uveitis-glaucoma-hyphema syndrome.  Am J Ophthalmol.  2003 April. 135(4):561-3.
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Hall J, Volpe N, Galetta S, Liu G, Syed N, Balcer L.  The role of unilateral temporal artery biopsy.  Ophthalmology.  2003 March. 110(3):543-8.
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Schocket L, Syed N, Fine S.  Primary adrenal lymphoma with choroidal metastases.  Am J Ophthalmol.  2002 November. 134(5):775-6.
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Wilson M, Moshfeghi D, Haik B, Syed N, Morris W.  Choroidal osteoma in a patient with contralateral persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous.  Retina.  2002 June. 22(3):358-60.
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Syed N, Glazer-Hockstein C, Kolasinski S.  Bilateral Anterior Uveitis, Posterior Scleritis, and Optic Neuropathy Following Anthrax Vaccination.  American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology.  2002. 

Chen L, Galetta S, Kobrin S, Ruckenstein M, Syed N, Kolansincki S.  Cogan’s syndrome with renal involvement after anthrax vaccine..  Arthritis and Rheumatism.  2002. 46:S68.

Dubielzig R, Grendahl R, Orcutt J, Syed N, Simons K.  Metastases.  Blackwell Publishing.  2002. 
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Goldsmith J, van de Rign M, Syed N.  Orbital hemangiopericytoma and solitary fibrous tumor: a morphologic continuum.  Int J Surg Pathol.  2001 October. 9(4):295-302.
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Albert D, Syed N, Cancer Committee, College of American Pathologists .  Protocol for the examination of specimens from patients with retinoblastoma: a basis for checklists..  Arch Pathol Lab Med.  2001 September. 125(9):1183-8.
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Albert D, Syed N, Cancer Committee, College of American Pathologists .  Protocol for the examination of specimens from patients with uveal melanoma: a basis for checklists.  Arch pathol Lab Med.  2001 September. 125(9):1177-82.
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Gupta A, Dejneka N, D'Amato R, Yang Z, Syed N, Maguire A, Bennett J.  Strain-dependent anterior segment neovascularization following intravitreal gene transfer of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF)..  J Gene Med.  2001 May. 3(3):252-9.
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Syed N, Smith J, John S, Seabra M, Aquirre G, Milam A.  Evaluation of retinal photoreceptors and pigment epithelium in a female carrier of choroideremia.  Ophthalmology.  2001 April. 108(4):711-20.
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Syed N, Smith J, John S, Seabra M, Aguirre G, Milam A.  Evaluation of Retinal Photoreceptors in a Female Carrier of Choroideremia .  Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology .  2001. 

Hall J, Volpe N, Syed N, Galetta S, Liu G, Balcer L.  The Role of Unilateral Temporal Artery Biopsy .  American Academy of Ophthalmology.  2001. 

Huang Y, Cideciyan A, Aleman T, Banin E, Huang J, Syed N, Petters R, Wong F, Milam A, Jacobson S.  Optical coherence tomography (OCT) abnormalities in rhodopsin mutant transgenic swine with retinal degeneration.  Exp Eye Res.  2000 February. 70(2):247-51.
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Goldstein S, Syed N, Milam A, Maguire A, Lawton T, Nichols C.  Cancer-associated retinopathy.  Arch Ophthalmol.  1999 December. 117(12):1641-5.
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Thorne J, Syed N.  Iritis (Current Concepts in Ophthalmology) 1999 Edition.  Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology.  1999. 7:36-40.

Goldsmith J, Van de Rign M, Syed N.  Orbital Hemangiopericytoma and Solitary Fibrous Tumor: Lesions of Similar Pathogenesis? .  International Academy of Pathology.  1999. 

Syed N, Albert D.  Surgical pathology of ophthalmic plastic surgery.  Blackwell Science, Malden, MA,.  1999. 

Norose K, Clark J, Syed N, Basu A, Heber-Katz E, Sage E, Hose C.  SPARC deficiency leads to early-onset cataractogenesis.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  1998 December. 39(13):2674-80.
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Syed N, Windle J, Darjatmoko S, Lokken J, Steeves R, Chappell R, Wallow I, Koop B, Mangold G, Howes K, Albert D.  Transgenic mice with pigmented intraocular tumors: tissue of origin and treatment.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  1998 December. 39(13):2800-5.
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Mills M, Syed N.  Retinoblastoma in an eye with congenital uveal coloboma.  J AAPOS.  1998 October. 2(5):303-4.
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Gupta A, Zeng Y, Dudus L, Bajwa R, Syed N, Hanneken A, Maguire A, Bennett J.  Ocular Neovascularization After Adenovirus-Mediated Delivery of Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor (bFGF) .  Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology .  1998. 

Galetta S, Balcer L, Lieberman A, Syed N, Lee J, Oberholtzer J.  Refractory giant cell arteritis with spinal cord infarction.  Neurology.  1997 December. 49(6):1720-3.
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Syed N, Nork T, Poulsen G, Riis R, George C, Albert D.  Retinoblastoma in a dog.  Arch Ophthalmol.  1997 June. 115(6):758-63.
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Brandt C, Imesch P, Robinson N, Syed N, Untawale S, Darjatmoko S, Chappell R, Heinzelman P, Albert D.  Treatment of spontaneously arising retinoblastoma tumors in transgenic mice with an attenuated herpes simplex virus mutant.  Virology.  1997 March 3. 229(1):283-91.
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Slusker-Shternfeld I, Syed N, Sires B.  Invasive spindle cell carcinoma of the conjunctiva.  1997 February. 115(2):288-9.
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Brandt C, Imesch P, Spencer B, Eliassi-Rad B, Syed N, Untawale S, Robinson N, Albert D.  The herpes simplex virus type 1 ribonucleotide reductase is required for acute retinal disease.  Arch Virol.  1997. 142(5):883-96.
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Wilkerson C, Syed N, Fisher M, Robinson N, Wallow I, Albert D.  Melanocytes and iris color. Light microscopic findings.  Arch Ophthalmol.  1996 April. 114(4):437-42.
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Sabb P, Syed N, Sires B, Lemke B, Dortzbach R, Albert D.  Primary orbital myxoid liposarcoma presenting as orbital pain.  Arch Ophthalmol.  1996 March. 114:353-4.
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Syed N, Chandler J.  Bacterial conjunctivitis.  Little, Brown and Co, Boston.  1995. 

Syed N, Gohigian G.  Pathogenesis and clinical signs of conjunctival infection. .  Little, Brown and Co., Boston.  1995. 

Syed N, Hyndiuk R.  Infectious conjunctivitis.  Infect Dis Clin North Am.  1992 December. 6(4):789-805.
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