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The morphology of varicella-zoster virus epithelial keratitis in herpes zoster ophthalmicus.
The dynamics of varicella-zoster virus epithelial keratitis in herpes zoster ophthalmicus.
Recurrent VZV epithelial keratitis in HZO: HZO sine herpete.
Three rare cases of ocular surface involvement in acute HZO.
Comparison of HSV and VZV epithelial keratitis. Herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) is a common disease in the elderly and the immunosuppressed, with potentially devastating sequelae. Diagnosis of HZO is clinical but almost all its manifestations are non-specific. The exception is varicella-zoster virus epithelial keratitis, which is frequently the only indicator of the true nature of the disease. This book is unique in presenting high-magnification images, obtained by non-contact in vivo photomicrography, that capture the distinctive features of varicella-zoster virus epithelial keratitis in HZO. Both the morphology and the dynamics of the co.