University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: William Charles Caccamise, Sr, MD, Retired Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

*Dr. Caccamise has very generously shared his images of patients taken while operating during the "eye season" in rural India as well as those from his private practice during the 1960's and 1970's. Many of his images are significant for their historical perspective and for techniques and conditions seen in settings in undeveloped areas.

Category: External Disease

PKC (phlyctenular keratoconjunctivis)

PKC (phlyctenular keratoconjunctivis)-OS

This is now considered to be an allergic reaction to an antigen - not just tuberculosis. In the days of rampant tuberculosis, it was attributed to that disease. In fact it was known as keratoconjunctivitis scrophulosa.

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last updated: 02-08-2008
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