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CASE REPORT
Year : 2023  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 58-60

Herpes simplex viral keratitis - A mixed bag of challenging case scenarios


Department of Cornea, Dr. Shroff's Charity Eye Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Manisha Acharya
Head, Cornea and Anterior Segment Services, Dr. Shroff's Charity Eye Hospital, 5027 Kedarnath Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi - 110 002
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1974_22

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Herpes simplex virus (HSV) keratitis is a potentially blinding condition of the eyes. HSV can afflict any of the anatomical layers of the cornea, sometimes more than one layer at one time, and presents with a spectrum of clinical manifestations. Recalcitrant course, recurrences, and variable response to therapy can make managing these patients a true challenge, particularly in the pediatric age group and recipients of corneal transplants. Here, we report a series of five cases of HSV keratitis from our practice that presented with diagnostic and management dilemmas and were successfully managed with a combination of medical and surgical treatment.


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