Herpes keratitis in a patient undergoing treatment with topical mitomycin C Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
  • Conjunctival Neoplasms
  • Herpesvirus 1, Human
  • Keratitis, Herpetic
  • Mitomycin
  • Virus Activation

abstract

  • This case reports a reactivation of latent herpes simplex virus with productive ocular infection, triggered by MMC therapy and highlights the importance of awareness of this possible risk associated with the use of MMC.

publication date

  • April 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/ICO.0b013e3181f7f345

PubMed ID

  • 21099403

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 466

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 30

number

  • 4