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 […]

Differential Diagnoses Pertaining to Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis

The cause or causes of Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis (TSPK) continue to elude the medical community. Differential diagnoses pertaining to TSPK include many candidates. Many people have experienced pink eye or what is known as conjunctivitis that occurs when the eyelid membrane is infected and swells.  Conjunctivitis is sometimes diagnosed when the problem could really […]

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