Superficial punctate keratitis of thygeson associated with scarring and Salzmann's nodular degeneration

Richard L. Abbott, Richard Forster

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Abstract

A 59-year-old woman with superficial punctate keratitis of Thygeson was observed for 14 years. The patient was treated intermittently with topical corticosteroids and artificial tears. Immediate symptomatic relief was followed by multiple recurrences and exacerbations. This case was atypical because of its prolonged clinical course and development of permanent, subepithelial corneal scarring, and elevated lesions resembling Salzmann's nodular degeneration.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)296-298
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume87
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

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Superficial punctate keratitis of thygeson associated with scarring and Salzmann's nodular degeneration. / Abbott, Richard L.; Forster, Richard.

In: American Journal of Ophthalmology, Vol. 87, No. 3, 01.01.1979, p. 296-298.

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