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ker·a·ti·tis

 (kĕr′ə-tī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the cornea.
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keratitis

(ˌkɛrəˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the cornea
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ker•a•ti•tis

(ˌkɛr əˈtaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the cornea.
[1855–60]
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keratitis

an inflamed condition of the cornea.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.keratitis - inflammation of the cornea causing watery painful eyes and blurred vision
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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Translations

ker·a·ti·tis

n. queratitis, infl. de la córnea;
interstitial ______ intersticial;
mycotic ______ micótica, queratomicosis, infección fungal de la córnea;
trophic ______ trófica, causada por el virus del herpes.
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keratitis

n queratitis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Recurrent herpetic keratitis is a leading cause of infectious blindness in the world [8, 9].
While topical ganciclovir is approved for use in acute herpetic keratitis, its efficacy has also been demonstrated against cytomegalovirus and some strains of adenovirus, while systemic administration of ganciclovir is effective against HIV (16) Although there are no previous studies showing that topical ganciclovir is effective against MC, we initially administered it to both of our patients considering its broad-spectrum antiviral activity, but no improvement was achieved.
He had a positive history of recurrent herpetic keratitis on the same eye and had undergone penetrating keratoplasty six years earlier.
Corneal herpes simplex virus type 1 superinfection in patients with recrudescent herpetic keratitis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2002;43:358-63.
Number of % patients Age (years) <20 3 6 21-39 25 49 40-64 14 27 >65 9 18 Sex Male 29 57 Female 22 43 Risk factors Contact lens wear 23 45 Foreign body 6 12 Recurrent corneal erosion 5 10 Corneal graft 4 8 Skin condition 2 4 Exposure keratopathy 2 4 Bullous keratopathy 1 2 Herpetic keratitis 1 2 Neurotrophic ulcer 1 2 Ocular trauma 1 2 Trichiasis 1 2 No risk factor 4 8 Table 2: Organisms isolated and predisposing factors in patients with microbial keratitis cases treated at a university hospital in Hong Kong between 2012 and 2014.
Another study reported a case of herpetic keratitis 3 days after intravitreal injection bevacizumab in a 63-year-old man with PDR.16 No such complication was reported in our study.
The company's management said that it is continuing to evaluate options to acquire ZIRGAN, an antiviral recently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of acute herpetic keratitis (corneal ulcers).
Purpose: To report a patient with glaucoma who developed recurrent herpetic keratitis while using two different prostaglandin analogue ophthalmic solutions.
Three months later, the patient lost all vision in the eye due to a combination of uncontrollable herpetic keratitis and choroidal effusion.
Corneal collagen crosslinking and herpetic keratitis. J Cataract Refract Surg.