Bilateral chronic peripheral ulcerative keratitis secondary to cat-scratch disease

Pawan Prasher, Mario Di Pascuale, Harrison D Cavanagh

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Abstract

PURPOSE. To report a case of bilateral chronic peripheral ulcerative keratitis secondary to cat-scratch disease. METHODS. Case report. RESULTS. A 66-year-old woman was initially diagnosed with Perinaud oculoglandular syndrome in her right eye. She subsequently experienced recurrent episodes of bilateral peripheral ulcerative keratitis associated with diffuse thinning, neovascularization, and conjunctivalization of the peripheral corneas. CONCLUSIONS. This case report shows a sequential occurrence of bilateral chronic peripheral ulcerative keratitis after an episode of cat-scratch disease. Cat-scratch disease should be included in the differential diagnosis of bilateral chronic peripheral ulcerative keratitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-193
Number of pages3
JournalEye and Contact Lens
Volume34
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2008

Keywords

  • Cat-scratch disease
  • Perinaud syndrome
  • Peripheral keratitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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