The term superficial punctate keratitis was introduced by Fuchs1 in to describe superficial keratitis Fuchs, E.: Keratitis punctata superficialis, Wien. klin. We must distinguish between the true punctate inflammations, the keratitis punctata profunda, the keratitis punctata superficialis, etc., and that form which. Case of recurrent keratitis superficialis punctata in which the use of cocaine aggravated the symptoms. Trans. Ophthal. Soc. U.K., Vol. XII, p.
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Dictionary of Ophthalmology
It has tended rather to become a general morphological designation for any condition presenting multiple, small, discrete lesions of the cornea affecting the epithelial and immediately adjacent subepithelial tissues.
Keratitis is a condition in which the eye ‘s corneathe clear dome on the front surface of the eye, becomes inflamed. Paralytic strabismus Ophthalmoparesis Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia Kearns—Sayre syndrome.
This has resulted in an unfortunate confusion in the literature, since many clinical entities of known or unknown causation produce punctate epithelial lesions and a smaller but appreciable number produce punctate subepithelial lesions.
The term keratitis punctata is applied to several very different conditions. Sign in to customize your interests Sign in to your personal account.
We must superficiallis between the true punctate inflammations, the keratitis punctata profunda, the keratitis punctata superficialis, etc. Sign in to make a comment Sign in to your personal account.
THE DIAGNOSTIC IMPORTANCE OF KERATITIS PUNCTATA INTERNA (DESCEMETITIS). | JAMA | JAMA Network
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Some infections may scar the cornea to limit vision. Inflammations Disorders of sclera and cornea.
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D ICD – Macrophage Epithelioid cell Giant cell Granuloma. Exophthalmos Enophthalmos Orbital cellulitis Orbital lymphoma Periorbital cellulitis.
With proper medical attention, infections can usually ketatitis successfully treated without long-term visual loss. Please discuss this issue on the article’s talk page. Get free access to newly published articles. Journal of medical microbiology. Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account.
Contaminated lenses and cases should not be discarded as cultures from these can be used to identify the pathogen. Cataract Congenital cataract Childhood cataract Aphakia Ectopia lentis. Sign in to download free article PDFs Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account.