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Band Keratopathy Interstitial Keratitis

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Title:  Band Keratopathy Interstitial Keratitis
Author: Samuel Passi
Date:  07/30/2014
Keywords/Main Subjects: Band keratopathy; Interstitial keratitis; HSV keratitis; Congenital syphilis
Secondary CORE Category:  External Disease and Cornea / Diagnosis and Management of Immune-Related Disorders of the External Eye / Immune-Mediated Diseases of the Cornea
Diagnosis: Band keratopathy, Interstitial keratitis
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a patient with band keratopathy secondary to interstitial keratitis and neurotrophic cornea due to HSV infection. The pathogenesis, etiology, and treatment of band keratopathy is discussed. A differential diagnosis for band keratopathy is given. A discussion of the causes, pathophysiology, and treatment of interstitial keratitis is also undertaken. The differential diagnosis and appropriate laboratory tests for patients with interstitial keratitis is given. 
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_17555
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