disciform keratitis

dis·ci·form ker·a·ti·tis

large disk-shaped infiltration of the central or paracentral corneal stroma. This lesion is deep and nonsuppurative and is seen in virus infections, particularly herpetic.

dis·ci·form ker·a·ti·tis

(dis'ki-fōrm ker'ă-tī'tis)
Large disc-shaped infiltration of the central or paracentral corneal stroma. This lesion is deep and nonsuppurative and is seen in viral infections, particularly herpetic.
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In addition, topical steroids with topical acyclovir were used for disciform keratitis. Acyclovir tablets 400 mg twice a day for a month was given for patients with more than 3 episodes of recurrence and immune compromised patients.
Central herpetic disciform keratitis can mimic FED but the presence of keratic precipitates helps to differentiate the condition.
Corneal thickness changes during herpes simplex virus disciform keratitis. Cornea.
Thirty-nine (17%) of the cases had a history of Herpes simplex (HSV) infection (prior or concurrent, diagnosed clinically by the presence of dendritic or disciform keratitis or by response to topical antiviral medication).
Other less common herpetic corneal manifestations include disciform keratitis, stromal necrotic keratitis and metaherpetic ulcerations.