OJOph  Vol.2 No.3 , August 2012
Post-Varicella Disciform Keratitis: Case Report
Author(s) Ozlem G. Sahin*
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this study is to report a rare condition of post-varicella disciform keratitis in a 4-year-old child. It is a prospective study of the follow-up of a 4 year-old girl who was diagnosed as post-varicella stromal disciform keratitis related to high serum antibody titers five months after the skin lesions. Rapid response to topical steroids, topical and oral antivirals have been observed in 6 weeks of treatment. There was no recurrence in the 6 months of follow-up. Total resolution of the disciform stromal keratitis in a short period of time was disclosed with an effective treatment of both topical and oral antivirals and topical steroids.

Cite this paper
O. Sahin, "Post-Varicella Disciform Keratitis: Case Report," Open Journal of Ophthalmology, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2012, pp. 83-84. doi: 10.4236/ojoph.2012.23017.
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