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SAMUEL J. KIMURA, Victor Diaz-Bonnet, Masao Okumoto; Herpes Simplex Keratitis An Experimental Study. 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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