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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 261-262

Photo quiz answers

Department of Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Date of Submission18-Aug-2019
Date of Acceptance19-Aug-2019
Date of Web Publication11-Nov-2019

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Venkatesh N Prajna
Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_75_19

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How to cite this article:
Prajna VN, Radhakrishnan N. Photo quiz answers. TNOA J Ophthalmic Sci Res 2019;57:261-2

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Prajna VN, Radhakrishnan N. Photo quiz answers. TNOA J Ophthalmic Sci Res [serial online] 2019 [cited 2020 Aug 7];57:261-2. Available from: http://www.tnoajosr.com/text.asp?2019/57/3/261/270699

Question 1: What are the two most common fungi causing infectious keratitis in South India? What is the first line of treatment?

Answer: Fusarium sp. and Aspergillus sp. 5% Natamycin eye suspension.

Question 2: What is the diagnosis? Name the common risk factors and the first line of treatment.

Answer: Rhinosporidiosis. Bathing in fresh water bodies. Surgical excision.

Question 3: Name the dystrophy and the corneal layer involved in this disease.

Answer: Epithelial basement membrane dystrophy or map- dot-fingerprint dystrophy. Epithelial basement membrane.

Question 4: What is the characteristic clinical feature in dendrite caused by Herpes simplex virus?

Answer: Terminal buds.

Question 5: Name the material deposited in the stroma in this corneal dystrophy and the common stains used for histopathological diagnosis in this dystrophy.

Answer: Amyloid. Congo red stain.

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