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Dendritic Keratitis

A form of herpetic keratitis characterized by the formation of small vesicles which break down and coalesce to form recurring dendritic ulcers, characteristically irregular, linear, branching, and ending in knoblike extremities. (Dictionary of Visual Science, 3d ed)
Also Known As:
Keratitis, Dendritic; Dendritic Keratitides; Furrow Keratitides; Keratitides, Dendritic; Keratitides, Furrow; Furrow Keratitis; Keratitis, Furrow
Networked: 78 relevant articles (11 outcomes, 8 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Herpes Simplex
2. Keratitis
3. Herpetic Keratitis
4. Acanthamoeba Keratitis
5. Ulcer

Experts

1. Inoue, Yoshitsugu: 2 articles (04/2013 - 01/2007)
2. Hayashi, Kozaburo: 2 articles (02/2011 - 03/2004)
3. Haruki, Tomoko: 1 article (04/2013)
4. Yakura, Keiko: 1 article (04/2013)
5. Yamamoto, Yukimi: 1 article (04/2013)
6. Miyazaki, Dai: 1 article (04/2013)
7. Suzuki, Hiroshi: 1 article (04/2013)
8. Kandori, Michiko: 1 article (04/2013)
9. Sasaki, Shin-ichi: 1 article (04/2013)
10. Ursea, Roxana: 1 article (02/2011)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Dendritic Keratitis:
1. Acyclovir (Aciclovir)FDA LinkGeneric
2. InterferonsIBA
3. Trifluridine (Viroptic)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa)FDA Link
5. Ophthalmic Solutions (Eye Drops)IBA
6. Idoxuridine (Stoxil)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Ganciclovir (Cytovene)FDA LinkGeneric
8. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)IBA
9. Antiviral Agents (Antivirals)IBA
10. AntibodiesIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Lenses
2. Debridement
3. Cryotherapy (Therapy, Cold)
4. Transplants (Transplant)
5. Corneal Transplantation (Keratoplasty)