TNOA Journal of Ophthalmic Science and Research

: 2019  |  Volume : 57  |  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

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Dr. Venkatesh N Prajna
Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu

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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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