What are the possible complications 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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Ocular complications include corneal scarring and neovascularization with irregular astigmatism, corneal thinning and perforation, loss of vision, and even blindness.

Left eye of same patient as in previous images. No Left eye of same patient as in previous images. Note the corneal thinning and scarring.

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