Corneal neuropathic pain in irritable bowel syndrome: clinical findings and in vivo corneal confocal microscopy.


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Uçar I. Ç. , Esen F. , Turhan S. A. , Oguz H. , Ulasoglu H. C. , Aykut V.

Graefe's archive for clinical and experimental ophthalmology = Albrecht von Graefes Archiv fur klinische und experimentelle Ophthalmologie, vol.259, no.10, pp.3011-3017, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 259 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00417-021-05269-y
  • Title of Journal : Graefe's archive for clinical and experimental ophthalmology = Albrecht von Graefes Archiv fur klinische und experimentelle Ophthalmologie
  • Page Numbers: pp.3011-3017
  • Keywords: Confocal microscopy, Cornea, Dry eye, In vivo confocal microscopy, DRY EYE, OCULAR PAIN, PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, SENSITIVITY, DIAGNOSIS, SYMPTOMS

Abstract

Purpose Ocular discomfort is a common symptom in central sensitization syndromes. The aim of this study was to evaluate ocular surface discomfort and related corneal changes in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.