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[Corneal ulcer and Behçet disease. Apropos of a case].

Authors
  • Dorot, N
  • Coulon, P
  • Poirier, L
  • Brousse, D
  • Mortemousque, B
  • Verin, P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal Français d Ophtalmologie
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1995
Volume
18
Issue
2
Pages
155–157
Identifiers
PMID: 7738309
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We report a case of a peripheral corneal ulcer that occurred to a 33 years old female with a Behçet's disease. This patient had a previous history of viral keratoconjunctivitis with subepithelial nodules one year ago. The type, aspect and localization of the ulcer suggested an immunologic origin. The evolution was favourable after systemic and local steroid therapy. The other aetiologies of such ulcer are discussed by the authors.

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