[Herpetic keratitis as a cause of disturbance of motility of the globe and upper lid (author's transl)].

  • V Ribarić
  • Published 1977 in Archives d'ophtalmologie

Abstract

The author describes the phenomenon of convergent squint and ptosis of the upper eyelid caused by relasping herpetic keratitis have not been previously reported, although this possibility should be considered. This observation represents a contribution to the better understanding of herpetic eye disease in general as well as the eventual recognition of the toxic effect of the HSH virus on man in vivo. According to the author these ocular disturbances are provoked by the toxic effect of the human herpes simplex virus and are connected to its neurotropism.

Cite this paper

@article{Ribari1977HerpeticKA, title={[Herpetic keratitis as a cause of disturbance of motility of the globe and upper lid (author's transl)].}, author={V Ribari{\'c}}, journal={Archives d'ophtalmologie}, year={1977}, volume={37 6-7}, pages={453-6} }