Euphorbia peplus latex keratoconjunctivitis

B. Z. Biedner, U. Sachs, A. Witztum

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A case of ocular injury resulted from the use of Euphorbia peplus latex to remove skin growths. Because this weed is also common and widespread in gardens and fields, both the public and the medical community should be aware of the ophthalmic problems that can result from eye contact with this latex.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)739-740
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Ophthalmology
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1981
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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