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BRIEF COMMUNICATION
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 62-64

A case of peripheral ulcerative keratitis associated with limited granulomatosis polyangiitis


1 Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. Radhakrishnan Government Medical College and Hospital, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Anushree Gupta
Room Number 229, Eye OPD, Dr. Radhakrishnan Government Medical College and Hospital, Agriculture Colony, Hamirpur -177 001, Himachal Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jcor.jcor_54_19

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A 28-year-old Indian female presented with sudden onset reduced vision and pain in the left eye following blunt trauma. There was chronic history of redness, tearing, and irritation in both the eyes. She was diagnosed with peripheral ulcerative keratitis and corneal perforation in the left eye. Her corneal perforation was repaired with direct closure. Diagnostic workup revealed limited granulomatosis polyangiitis. The patient was treated with topical and systemic steroids and immunosuppressant drugs (rituximab).


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