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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In addition, contact lens wearers are typically advised to discontinue contact lens wear and replace contaminated contact lenses and contact lens cases. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
If we retain the term for this form we should define it as “keratitis punctata interna. Register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles Access PDFs of free articles Manage your interests Save searches and receive search alerts. Insulitis Hypophysitis Thyroiditis Parathyroiditis Adrenalitis. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. This disease is now generally known under the more descriptive name of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis.
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Create a free personal account to access your subscriptions, superfidialis up for alerts, and more. Create a free personal account to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, and more. Purchase access Subscribe to puncctata journal. 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. Purchase access Subscribe to JN Learning for one year.
Treatment depends on the cause of the keratitis. With proper medical attention, infections can usually be successfully treated without long-term visual loss. Conjunctivitis allergic Pterygium Pinguecula Subconjunctival hemorrhage. The condition is often marked by moderate to intense pain and usually involves any of the following symptoms: What have we learned?
Create a free personal punctxta to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, customize your interests, and ;unctata. Rubor Calor Tumor Dolor Functio laesa. The term superficial punctate keratitis was introduced by Fuchs 1 in to describe superricialis keratitis secondary to acute conjunctivitis.
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THE DIAGNOSTIC IMPORTANCE OF KERATITIS PUNCTATA INTERNA (DESCEMETITIS).
Create a free personal account to access your subscriptions, sign up for alerts, and more. Others may result in perforation of the cornea, an infection inside the eyeor even loss of the eye. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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