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Presumed steroid-related scleromalacia and blunt ocular trauma
  1. D Lockington,
  2. A Al-Ani,
  3. K Crofts
  1. Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
  1. Correspondence to David Lockington, Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, Gartnavel General Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0YN, UK; davidlockington{at}

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