Disease Information for Keratitis, dendritic

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute Vision Loss
Anisocoria
Blindness/unilateral
Bloodshot eyes/Conjunctival injection
Cornea Hypesthesia/Anesthesia
Corneal edema
Eye symptoms/signs
Lacrimation/excess tearing
Miosis/narrow pupils
Purulent/exudate conjunctival
Red eye, acute/Unilateral
Red Eyes Bilateral
Scleral Injection
Tearing
Unequal pupils
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Right Shift (Viral) Differential Smear (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
TEST/Slit lamp eye exam abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Foreign body/eye
Associated Disease & Complications
Blindness in Elderly
Corneal ulcer
HIV/Cornea Conjunctiva Infection
HIV/Eye Infection
Keratitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Virus (category)
Class
CLASS/Cornea involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Eye involvement/disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/infection (ex)
PROCESS/Use/Age/atrophic disorder (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Dendritic Keratitides, Dendritic keratitis, Furrow Keratitides, Furrow Keratitis, Herpes simp dendritic keratit, Herpes simplex dendritic keratitis, Herpes simplex dendritic keratitis (disorder), HSV dendritic keratitis, Keratitides Dendritic, Keratitides Furrow, Keratitis Dendritic, keratitis dentritic, Keratitis Furrow, Synonym/Herpes simplex keratitis
Definition

A form of herpetic keratitis characterized by the formation of small vesicles which break down and coalesce to form recurring dendritic ulcers, characteristically irregular, linear, branching, and ending in knoblike extremities. (Dictionary of Visual Science, 3d ed)

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