What is included in past medical history for corneal ulcer and ulcerative keratitis?

Updated: Aug 05, 2019
  • Author: Jesse Borke, MD, FACEP, FAAEM; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Answer

Medication use

Current medications, including systemic and especially ocular medications, particularly steroids

Past medical history

See the list below:

  • History of ocular disease or eye surgery
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • History of HIV or other immunodeficiency disorder
  • Exposure to sulphur mustard [7]
  • Tear-film deficiencies
  • Collagen vascular diseases (eg, Wegener granulomatosis rheumatoid arthritis [RA])

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