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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Treatment depends on the cause of the keratitis.

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Get free access to newly published articles Create a personal account or sign in to: Conjugate gaze palsy Convergence insufficiency Internuclear ophthalmoplegia One and a half syndrome. Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account. Purchase access Subscribe to the journal. This page was last edited on 29 Aprilat The term keratitis punctata is applied to several very different conditions.


Inflammations Disorders of sclera and cornea.

[Keratitis punctata superficialis caused by self-injury].

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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. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. Journal of medical microbiology.

Globe Fibrous tunic Sclera Scleritis Episcleritis. Sign in to customize your interests Sign in to your personal account. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Sign in to download free article PDFs Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account. Ophthalmoparesis Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia Kearns—Sayre syndrome. In a paper published in the Archives of Ophthalmology 1 six years ago, I brought evidence to show that descemetitis occurs in every case of iritis.

Exophthalmos Enophthalmos Orbital cellulitis Orbital lymphoma Periorbital cellulitis. Create a free personal account to access your subscriptions, sign up for alerts, and more. 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. Dacryoadenitis Epiphora Dacryocystitis Xerophthalmia. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Clinical ophthalmology Auckland, N. It is unclear if steroid eye drops are useful or not. Of the many types of epithelial keratitis, however, one stands out as a distinct clinical entity, and keratltis is proposed that the name superficial punctate keratitis be.

If we retain the term for this form we should define it as “keratitis punctata interna. Lysosome granules biogenic amines Histamine Serotonin.

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