Reaction to intraocular penetration of bentonite

Peter S. Austin, Donald J. Doughman

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A 20-year-old dental assistant had a severe case of anterior segment inflammation believed to be caused by bentonite, a component of Prophypaste. The patient's clinical course as well as animal studies, implicated bentonite as the offending agent.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)724-730
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican journal of ophthalmology
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1980

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    Austin, P. S., & Doughman, D. J. (1980). Reaction to intraocular penetration of bentonite. American journal of ophthalmology, 89(5), 724-730.