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Childhood Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (PDQ®)

  • Posted: 02/15/2012
  • Updated: 06/20/2014

Table 9. Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease (GVHD) Symptoms in the Eyesa

Organ or Site Diagnosticb Distinctivec Other Featuresd Common (Seen with Both Acute and Chronic GVHD)  
Refer to Table 7 footers for definitions of a through f.
EyesNew onset dry, gritty, or painful eyesfBlepharitis (erythema of the eyelids with edema)
Cicatricial conjunctivitis
Keratoconjunctivitis siccafPhotophobia
Confluent areas of punctate keratopathyPeriorbital hyperpigmentation