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Dendritic Keratitis Summary

Description: 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 Show All >>

Networked: 78 relevant articles (11 outcomes, 8 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Dendritic Keratitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Acyclovir (Aciclovir) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 16 results : FDA 51 Generic
  2. Interferons : 3 outcomes in 11 results : IBA
  3. Trifluridine (Viroptic) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 12 results : FDA 2 Generic
  4. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 7 results : FDA 2
  5. Ophthalmic Solutions (Eye Drops) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  6. Idoxuridine (Stoxil) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : FDA 4 Generic
  7. Ganciclovir (Cytovene) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 7 Generic
  8. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  9. Antiviral Agents (Antivirals) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  10. Antibodies : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Dendritic Keratitis

  1. Herpes Simplex
  2. Keratitis
  3. Herpetic Keratitis
  4. Acanthamoeba Keratitis
  5. Ulcer
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Key Therapies for Dendritic Keratitis

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  1. Lenses : 1 outcome in 1 result
  2. Debridement : 1 study in 6 results
  3. Cryotherapy (Therapy, Cold) : 1 study in 4 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 results
  5. Corneal Transplantation (Keratoplasty) : 2 results
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