Herpetic keratitis

Common Name(s)

Herpetic keratitis, Herpes zoster ophthalmicus

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Herpetic keratitis" returned 46 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Translationally controlled tumour protein (TCTP) is present in human cornea and increases in herpetic keratitis.
 

Author(s): Cinzia Batisti, Maria R Ambrosio, Bruno J Rocca, Gian M Tosi, Jean C Sanchez, Felice Arcuri, Marcella Cintorino, Sergio A Tripodi

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Translationally controlled tumour protein is a multifunctional calcium binding protein which has an important role in apoptosis, calcium levels balance and immunological response. The aim of this study was to evaluated the presence and distribution of TCTP in healthy human corneas ...

Last Updated: 2 Nov 2012

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Antiviral treatment following penetrating keratoplasty for herpetic keratitis.
 

Author(s): J F B Goodfellow, S Nabili, M N A Jones, D Q Nguyen, W J Armitage, S D Cook, D M Tole

Journal: Eye (Lond). 2011 Apr;25(4):470-4.

 

To assess the effect of antiviral treatment on corneal graft survival following penetrating keratoplasty for herpetic keratitis.

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2011

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[Topical cyclosporine as an alternative treatment for herpetic interstitial keratitis].
 

Author(s): P Palomares, V Del-Amo, B Moratal, J Montero, M Hernández, E Cervera

Journal: Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol. 2010 Feb;85(2):81-2.

 

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2010

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The terms "Herpetic keratitis" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Potential function of miRNAs in herpetic stromal keratitis.
 

Author(s): Sachin Mulik, Siddheshvar Bhela, Barry T Rouse

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MicroRNAs (miRNAs), the newly discovered regulators of gene expression, act by promoting degradation of mRNA and/or by inhibiting protein expression. Dysregulation of miRNA expression has been noted in an expanding number of diseases; and in some instances, manipulating miRNA expression ...

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2013

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Recurrent herpetic stromal keratitis in mice: a model for studying human HSK.
 

Author(s): Patrick M Stuart, Tammie L Keadle

Journal: Clin. Dev. Immunol.. 2012 ;2012():728480.

 

Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) infection of the cornea leads to a potentially blinding disease, termed herpetic stromal keratitis (HSK) that is characterized by lesions of an immunoinflammatory nature. In spite of the fact that HSK typically presents as a recurrent disease due to ...

Last Updated: 17 May 2012

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[Current concepts in the treatment of herpetic keratitis].
 

Author(s): M Labetoulle, J Colin

Journal: J Fr Ophtalmol. 2012 Apr;35(4):292-307.

 

Herpes simplex virus is a frequent cause of keratitis. Clinical forms are usually classified as epithelial, stromal, endothelial, or neurotrophic. Management depends on the respective degrees of these various components, with some patients presenting with compound forms. In the acute ...

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2012

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Last Updated: 23 Jan 2014

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