How is varicella-zoster virus (VZV) keratitis in HIV infection treated?

Updated: Jul 21, 2021
  • Author: Luca Rosignoli, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Treatment of HSV/VZV keratitis in setting of concurrent HIV has not been established. Treatment strategies depend on the extent of ocular involvement and follow the conclusions of the Herpetic Eye Disease Studies, which investigated the management herpetic eye involvement in the immunocompetent host.  


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