How is herpes simplex virus (HSV) keratitis diagnosed?

Updated: Jan 18, 2019
  • Author: Jim C Wang (王崇安), MD; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Herpes simplex virus (HSV) keratitis remains primarily a clinical diagnosis based on characteristic features of the corneal lesion. [1] Laboratory studies may help to confirm the clinical suspicion in cases lacking typical findings, but they are not readily available in most clinical settings.

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