What are the sexual predilections of peripheral ulcerative keratitis (PUK)?

Updated: Jun 11, 2019
  • Author: Ellen N Yu-Keh, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Since PUK is more common in people with collagen vascular disorders (especially RA), it is more common in females than in males. However, PUK caused by Mooren ulcer is more common in males than in females. [11, 12]


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