Infectious epithelial keratitis

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Infectious epithelial keratitis

Infectious epithelial keratitis is a rare potentially sight-threatening acquired ocular disease chracterized by corneal epithelium inflammation resulting from viral (mainly Herpes Simplex virus) bacterial fungic or protist infection manifesting with variable symptoms such as conjunctival hyperemia lacrimation rapid onset of pain blurred vision and/or photophobia depending on the causative agent.

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