16%) in patients with HSV keratitis while in HZO, it was pseudo dendritic pattern in 13 (65%) cases and 3 (15%) cases each of stromal and keratouveitis
Oral acyclovir treatment was administered to all patients during active keratouveitis
and uveitis episodes and was used for more than 6 months in 20 patients (29.
Ocular involvement has been reported very rarely and it may be observed as conjunctivitis, vesiculer lesions in the conjuntiva, corneal involvement and keratouveitis
Keratoconjunctivitis, keratitis (dendritic ulcers) or keratouveitis
Ophthalmic infections known to occur with HSV include blepharoconjunctivitis, keratouveitis
, acquired ankyloblepharon, and membranous tarsal plaque.
A case of vaccinia keratouveitis
has been reported after accidental ocular autoinoculation from a recent vaccination site (6).
However, ocular herpes infection, specifically keratouveitis
, is more complex than dermal or oral herpes.
Here, we report herpetic keratouveitis
triggered by treatment with the anti-TNF-[alpha] antibody imiximab in a uveitis patient with BD and the failure of the previous trabeculectomy during the course of the infection.
share the clinical course and medical and surgical treatments applied in a Behcet's patient who developed herpetic keratouveitis
and subsequent trabeculectomy failure 6 months after starting treatment with infliximab due to resistance to immunosuppressive treatment options.
Ophthalmomyiasis externa may manifest clinically with symptoms of classic conjunctivitis, pseudomembranous conjunctivitis, blepharoconjunctivitis, punctate keratitis and keratouveitis
Clinical and imaging features of the patient with late herpetic keratouveitis
after LASIK were investigared.
A diagnosis of herpetic keratouveitis
was made by clinical examination and laboratory work up.