What is included in the long-term monitoring 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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Continued, possibly lifelong, follow-up care of peripheral ulcerative keratitis (PUK) is necessary even after complete resolution since relapses may occur. Furthermore, many patients may require prolonged systemic steroid, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, and/or chemotherapeutic medications for the systemic disease despite a quiet eye.

Same patient as in previous image, 1 year posttrea Same patient as in previous image, 1 year posttreatment.

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