Emetine Therapy of Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus

Grosz, I.

Klinika Oczna 34: 207-210

1964


ISSN/ISBN: 0023-2157
PMID: 14210058
Document Number: 8849
Forthy one cases of herpes zoster ophthalmicus were treated with subcutaneous injections of 2% emetin. Only in six cases there were no improvement. The author observed in 4 cases a quick receding of pains and the period of treatment was shortened to 1 month. This kind of therapy is indicated especially in the early period of the infection of the cornea with the virus of herpes spl. or varicella.

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Emetine Therapy of Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus