International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Ophthalmology | India | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023

Peripheral Ulcerative Keratitis in a Rare Case of Reiters Disease

Dr. Richa Sharma [2] | Dr. Smita Mohod | Dr. Gaurav Sharma [3]

Abstract: A 25 year old female presented with severe pain, photophobia and decreased visual acuity. On ophthalmic evaluation patient had peripheral corneal ulcer with corneal melting which lead to iris prolapse, hypopyon and multiple conjunctival ulcers. Patient also history of arthritis and urethritis. On conjunctival and corneal biopsy acute on chronic inflammation was reported. Patient was treated with systemic steroids and match and patch graft. Patient responded well to the treatment. The corneal patch graft was accepted well and the conjunctival ulcers were healed subsequently.

Keywords: Match and patch graft, Reiters disease, Peripheral ulcerative keratitis

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,

Pages: 2068 - 2070

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