[Masquerade keratitis due to hereditary corneal disorders].

  title={[Masquerade keratitis due to hereditary corneal disorders].},
  author={Walter Lisch and Berthold Seitz},
  journal={Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde},
  volume={228 6},
Hereditary corneal disorders can show a unilateral corneal erosion for several days due to different morphological etiologies which may result in the misdiagnosis of bacterial or viral keratitis. In such a situation it is very important to examine the contralateral eye with regard to a possible corneal opacity. The slit lamp examination has to be performed with dilated pupil in direct and indirect illumination. Patient history including familial ocular problems and recurrent alternating ocular… CONTINUE READING