Table 1

Predisposing factors for infectious keratitis in children
Predisposing factors No. of patients %
Trauma 8 25%
Contact lenses 5 15.6%
Steroid treatment 4 12.5%
Ocular rosacea 3 9.4%
Previous ocular surgery 3 9.4%
Systemic immunodeficiency 3 9.4%
Congenital facial paralysis 3 9.4%
Congenital anomalies of anterior chamber 2 6.3%
Previous herpetic infection 1 3.1%

Chirinos-Saldaña et al.

Chirinos-Saldaña et al. BMC Ophthalmology 2013 13:54   doi:10.1186/1471-2415-13-54

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