punctate keratitis


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ke·rat·ic pre·cip·i·tates (KP),

inflammatory cells on the corneal endothelium.

punctate keratitis

Punctate epithelial defects on the cornea epithelium, often seen in dry eye.
Synonym: superficial punctate keratitis
See also: keratitis
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The clinical characterization of these cases showed that 153 had epithelial keratitis and 81 stromal infiltrations, 92 cases presented with dendritic ulcer, 20 had geographic, and 23 had superficial punctate keratitis.
Ophthalmomyiasis externa may manifest clinically with symptoms of classic conjunctivitis, pseudomembranous conjunctivitis, blepharoconjunctivitis, punctate keratitis and keratouveitis.
These events were blurred vision, dry eye, superficial punctate keratitis, dysgeusia and abnormal sensation in the eye.
Cornea--superficial punctate keratitis with fluorescein staining and cobalt blue filter.