Copenhagen 2016 Registration Programme Exhibitor Information Virtual Exhibition Satellite Meetings Glaucoma Day 2016 Hotel Star Alliance
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10 - 14 Sept. 2016, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

This Meeting has been awarded 27 CME credits

 

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Archipelago keratitis: our experience

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First Author: J. Sandoval Codoni SPAIN

Co Author(s):    J. Gonzalez de Gor   I. Garcia-Basterra                 

Abstract Details

Purpose:

Viral keratitis caused by the family of Herpes viruses including Herpes simplex virus, Varicella Zoster, Epstein-Barr and Cytomegalovirus; they can cause a wide variety of clinical appearance, representing a diagnostic challenge. Herpetic epithelial keratitis may manifest in atypical presentations that include: marginal ulcers, multiple microdendrites, or “achipelago keratitis”.

Setting:

Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Victoria

Methods:

We report two cases of “archipelago keratitis” one associated with herpes zoster ophthalmic and the other with Herpes Simplex

Results:

Both cases slowly responded to topical and systemic antiviral and anti-inflammatory therapy.

Conclusions:

Archipelago keratitis may present with a variety of clinical features Early diagnosis of atypical herpetic ocular disease prevents scarring that can compromise vision and cause ocular comorbidities

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