Keratitis, Dendritic

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Keratitis, Dendritic

Synonym(s) - Furrow Keratitis - Keratitis, Furrow - Dendritic Keratitides

Definition: A form of herpetic keratitis characterized by the formation of small vesicles which break down and coalesce to form recurring dendritic ulcers, characteristically irregular, linear, branching, and ending in knoblike extremities. (Dictionary of Visual Science, 3d ed)

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