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Abstract

This chapter demonstrates filaments occurring in some of the various conditions reported in the literature. Three of the patients (Cases 1, 2 and 4) had KCS (in primary Sjögren’s syndrome). Case 1 shows variously large filaments, and their dynamics, observed during a 3-month period. At the same time, it demonstrates a rare diagnostic pitfall; a long period of time that may elapse between symptom onset and diagnosis of underlying disease; a disappearance of symptoms but not of findings; and no deterioration of the surface condition during 14 years in a patient declining treatment.

Keywords

Herpes Zoster Anterior Uveitis Acne Rosacea Large Filament Foreign Body Sensation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ögonkliniken UMASMalmöSweden

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