herpetic keratitis


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her·pet·ic ker·a·ti·tis

inflammation of the cornea (or cornea and conjunctiva) due to herpes simplex virus.

her·pet·ic ker·a·ti·tis

(hĕr-pet'ik ker'ă-tī'tis)
Inflammation of the cornea (or cornea and conjunctiva) due to herpes simplex virus.
Synonym(s): herpes corneae, herpetic keratoconjunctivitis.
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Effect of oral acyclovir after penetrating keratoplasty for herpetic keratitis: a placebo-controlled multicenter trial.
Acyclovir susceptibility and genetic characteristics of sequential herpes simplex virus type 1 corneal isolates from patients with recurrent herpetic keratitis. J Infect Dis 2009;200:1402-14.
Conclusion: To our knowledge, this is the first case in which travoprost has been associated to recurrent herpetic keratitis. Further, this is the first report in which a patient has a recurrence of herpetic keratitis associated to two different prostaglandin analogues.
Key words: Herpetic keratitis, Latanoprost, Primary open-angle glaucoma, Travoprost
Both subconjunctival injections [18,19] and the topical use of bevacizumab [20-23] were experimentally used with promising results in treatment of herpetic keratitis [24,25], recurrent pterygium [23, 26], corneal transplant rejection [19], and Stevens-Johnson syndrome [27].
Group A Group B 1 Pterygium 6 12 2 NV after penetrating keratoplasty 8 6 Alkali burn 3 1 Vascularized scar after corneal ulcer 3 2 3 NV after herpetic keratitis 1 2 Stevens-Johnson syndrome 2 1 Other etiology 4 9 4 Preparation for penetrating 1 5 keratoplasty TABLE 2: Results of separate subgroups of group A before and 6 months after initiation of treatment; mean number of affected peripheral (PS) and central segments (CS) of neovascularization; corrected distance visual acuity (CDVA).
Eight HK patients had scars from previous herpetic keratitis episodes.
Key Words: Amniotic membrane transplantation, herpetic keratitis, bacterial keratitis
Prognosis and management of corneal transplantation for herpetic keratitis. Arch Ophthalmol.
(19.) Kaufman HE, Vamell ED, Thompson HW Latanoprost increases the severity and recurrence of herpetic keratitis in the rabbit.