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2006 Series -  July 18, 2006 Lecture 24 of 52  NEXT»

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This 68-year-old patient splashed liquid laundry soap in her eye and immediately began experiencing severe pain in this eye.  She flushed the eye copiously with water and presented for examination.   Fluorescein was placed in the eye producing the picture on the right.

1.  The most likely diagnosis is:   
 

a. endothelial dystrophy
b. corneal abrasion
c. Descemets disruption
d.  stromal haze
e. none of the above

2.  Treatment would include:
 

a. antibiotic solution
b. dilating-cycloplegic drops
c. a tight patch
d.  analgesics by mouth
e. all of the above

3.  The long term result is expected to be:
 
a. several lines of vision loss
b. a permanent scar
c. the possibility of recurrent erosions
d.  no possible late adverse results
e. none of the above.

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