|Year : 2019 | Volume
| Issue : 3 | Page : 261-262
Photo quiz answers
Venkatesh N Prajna, Naveen Radhakrishnan
Department of Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
|Date of Submission||18-Aug-2019|
|Date of Acceptance||19-Aug-2019|
|Date of Web Publication||11-Nov-2019|
Dr. Venkatesh N Prajna
Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Prajna VN, Radhakrishnan N. Photo quiz answers. TNOA J Ophthalmic Sci Res 2019;57:261-2
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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