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    Herpes Simplex (Dendritic Keratitis)

    Dendritic (epithelial) keratitis is characterized by a branched corneal epithelial defect resembling a branching tree. It is best seen with fluorescein staining.

    Image courtesy of Professor H.J. Meyer via the Online Journal of Ophthalmology (