CORNEAL AND EXTERNAL DISORDERS: Edited by Shahzad I. MianBlepharokeratoconjunctivitis in childrenHammersmith, Kristin M.a,bAuthor Information aDepartment of Cornea, Wills Eye Hospital bDepartment of Ophthalmology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Correspondence to Kristin M. Hammersmith, MD, Department of Cornea, Wills Eye Hospital, 840 Walnut Street Suite 920, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA. Tel: +1 215 928 3180; fax: +1 215 928 3854; e-mail: [email protected] Current Opinion in Ophthalmology: July 2015 - Volume 26 - Issue 4 - p 301-305 doi: 10.1097/ICU.0000000000000167 Buy Metrics Abstract Purpose of review This article reviews the current literature on pediatric blepharokeratoconjunctivitis (BKC) to enhance the understanding on the incidence, clinical course, and treatment options. Recent findings Pediatric BKC is a disorder with a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations. Therapies target both the infectious and inflammatory components of this disorder. Summary Pediatric BKC is a disorder with a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations and severity, which is often overlooked or misdiagnosed. Copyright © 2015 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.