• Users Online: 321
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 54-57

Herpes zoster keratouveitis with hypopyon and hyphema


Department of Ophthalmology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Seng Boon Hwei Katherine
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Jalan Universiti, Kuala Lumpur 50603
Malaysia
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/tjo.tjo_20_18

Rights and Permissions

This study aims to report two cases with an uncommon, early manifestation of herpes zoster ophthalmicus which is keratouveitis. The first patient is a 61-year-old female who had presented with painful facial skin eruption and right eye redness without impairment of vision. She was treated initially as herpes zoster blepharoconjunctivitis; however, the disease had progressed to neurotrophic keratitis with severe anterior chamber reaction manifested by a mixture of hypopyon and hyphema. The second patient is a 74-year-old female who had presented after 2 weeks of facial skin eruption with blurring of vision and similar keratouveitic manifestations. Both patients had poor visual outcome due to severe ocular inflammation.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed1858    
    Printed56    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded121    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal