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Title: MAXILLARY HERPES ZOSTER WITH CORNEAL INVOLVEMENT IN A HIV POSITIVE PREGNANT WOMAN
Authors: OMOTI, C.E
Keywords: maxillary
herpes zoster
HIV positive
cornea.
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Afr J Reprod Health
Series/Report no.: 1;
Abstract: Corneal involvement in maxillaryherpes zoster is very rare. This report presents the case of a 32 years old 7 months pregnant para 2+1 female, who presented with vesiculopapular rashes with hyperpigmented crusts over the maxillary area of the face on the left side with periocular oedema, conjunctivitis and mildpunctate keratitis in the left eye. She was HIV positive and was on treatment with the highly active antiretroviral therapy. She was treated with topical and systemicacyclovir with rapid resolution of the ocular features.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/735
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