Paracentral rheumatoid corneal ulceration. Clinical features and cyclosporine therapy.

@article{Kervick1992ParacentralRC,
  title={Paracentral rheumatoid corneal ulceration. Clinical features and cyclosporine therapy.},
  author={Gerard N. Kervick and Stephen Carl Pflugfelder and Robert Haimovici and Heidi Brown and E C Tozman and Robert Yee},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1992},
  volume={99 1},
  pages={80-8}
}
Six patients with rheumatoid arthritis (eight eyes) presented with small paracentral perforating corneal ulcers in otherwise quiet eyes. Initial management in five patients (seven eyes) consisted of systemic immunosuppression and therapeutic tissue adhesive with a bandage contact lens or tectonic keratoplasty. Ulceration recurred in all of these eyes, and recurrent ulcers treated with repeat tectonic keratoplasty or therapeutic tissue adhesive and a bandage contact lens all developed recurrent… CONTINUE READING

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