April 1962
Volume 1, Issue 2
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Herpes Simplex Keratitis
Author Affiliations
  • SAMUEL J. KIMURA
    Department of Ophthalmology and the Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco.
  • Victor Diaz-Bonnet
    Department of Ophthalmology and the Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco.
  • Masao Okumoto
    Department of Ophthalmology and the Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science April 1962, Vol.1, 273-278. doi:
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      SAMUEL J. KIMURA, Victor Diaz-Bonnet, Masao Okumoto; Herpes Simplex Keratitis . Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1962;1(2):273-278.

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The incidence of complicated herpes simplex keratitis appears to have increased and the important factor seems to be associated with the use of topical corticosteroid hormone. A good experimental model exists for the study of herpetic keratitis. The disease corresponds to the primary infection in man. The unfavorable effects of corticosteroid hormone on experimental herpetic keratitis is reported.

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