Thygesons Superficial Punctate Keratopathy

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Patient Diagnosis and Management of Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis

Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis (TSPK) is a chronic eye disease that has remissions and exacerbations for a few years to decades.  Patients typically present with whitish-grey, intraepithelial corneal lesions with no or limited conjunctival involvement.  While the etiology of the disease remains controversial, it does have a genetic association with HLA-DR3, which is an antigen […]

Physical Characteristics of the Disease Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis

There are certain physical characteristics of the disease Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis or Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratopathy or TSPK that appear in many eye patients. Even though victims may not see the lumps forming on the cornea on their eye or eyes there are other symptoms that can trigger a trip to their eye doctor. […]

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