Peripheral ulcerative keratitis: Our challenging experience.

@article{Alqahtani2014PeripheralUK,
  title={Peripheral ulcerative keratitis: Our challenging experience.},
  author={Bandar Al-qahtani and Salman Asghar and Hassan Mohammad Al-Taweel and Imran Jalaluddin},
  journal={Saudi journal of ophthalmology : official journal of the Saudi Ophthalmological Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={234-8}
}
A 52 year old male presented with peripheral ulcerative keratitis in the right eye. Patient's history included retinitis pigmentosa, pseudophakia (right eye), cataract (left eye), bilateral partial deafness, ischemic heart disease, hypertension, type 1 diabetes mellitus, depression, hyperparathyroidism, hypertriglycemia and renal failure. The patient was on weekly hemodialysis. The peripheral corneal ulceration remained stable until he developed sudden and rapid thinning after eight months of… CONTINUE READING