Investigation of human papillomavirus and Epstein-Barr virus DNAs in pterygium tissue


OTLU B. , Emre S., Turkcuoglu P., Doganay S., Durmaz R.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, cilt.19, ss.175-179, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.175-179

Özet

PURPOSE. Recent studies postulated the presence of a probable relationship between pterygium and neoplasia. This study aimed to investigate the role of two oncogenic viruses, human papillomavirus (HPV) and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), in the development of conjunctival pterygia.