2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
8 External Disease and Cornea
Chapter 6: Clinical Approach to Depositions and Degenerations of the Conjunctiva, Cornea, and Sclera
Drug-Induced Deposition and Pigmentation
In rare instances, rifabutin has been described as causing stellate, refractile corneal endothelial deposits. These appear initially in the periphery but may extend to the central cornea.
Hollander DA, Aldave AJ. Drug-induced corneal complications. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2004; 15(6):541–548.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.