Bilateral herpetic keratitis during measles

U. Sachs, M. Marcus

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Abstract

A 10-month-old boy with a severe case of measles (including pneumonia, high fever, respiratory distress and signs of measles encephalopathy) developed bilateral corneal ulcers. Laboratory tests showed that the ulcers were caused by herpes simplex virus. The ulcers healed after mechanical debridement and treatment with topical antibiotics and patching.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)796-797
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume91
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1981
Externally publishedYes

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