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Corneal subepithelial infiltrate recurrence sine adenovirus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7600819     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Corneal subepithelial infiltrates are a known complication of adenoviral conjunctivitis. In this article, we present a case of a 32-year-old man who developed these classic infiltrates after a well-documented adenoviral conjunctivitis. What is unique about this case is that the infiltrates recurred 8 months later after an upper respiratory infection without any clinical or laboratory evidence of a viral conjunctivitis. The possible confounding variable of corticosteroid withdrawal being responsible for the recurrence is highly unlikely because he had not used topical corticosteroids for almost 4 months.
W Hodge; T Wohl; J P Whitcher; T P Margolis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cornea     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0277-3740     ISO Abbreviation:  Cornea     Publication Date:  1995 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-08-07     Completed Date:  1995-08-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8216186     Medline TA:  Cornea     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  324-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco 94143-0412, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adenovirus Infections, Human / complications*,  drug therapy,  pathology
Administration, Topical
Cornea / drug effects,  pathology,  virology*
Corneal Opacity / drug therapy,  etiology*,  pathology
Epithelium / drug effects,  pathology,  virology
Eye Infections, Viral / complications*,  drug therapy,  pathology
Keratoconjunctivitis / complications*,  drug therapy,  pathology
Prednisolone / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Respiratory Tract Infections / complications
Visual Acuity
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