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Early referral is required.

The condition is generally resistant to treatment.

Topical corticosteroids may exacerbate thinning and destruction of collagen fibres, and may increase intraocular pressure in certain patients.

Systemic NSAID's are most usually employed, in particular, oxyphenobutazome and indomethacin. They suppress the destructive processes and are continued until a natural remission occurs in the disease.

Rarely, systemic steroids are indicated for the most resistant forms of the disease.

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