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EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Matt Ward, MD, The University of Iowa

Category: Cornea

HSV Disciform Keratitis

HSV disciform keratitis

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22-year-old male contact lens wearer referred for evaluation of suspected acanthamoeba keratitis. He had focal Descemet's folds directly under the disc-shaped lesion consistent with endotheleitis that resolved with topical steroid treatment. This is is the classic presentation for HSV disciform keratitis.


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last updated: 10-7-2012
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