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343 Possible Causes for Corneal Infiltrate, Loss of Vision

  • Keratitis

    The patient presented with progressive loss of vision with best-corrected visual acuity 20/40. Immature cataract with 1.43D against the rule astigmatism was noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Adenoviral conjunctivitis may lead to subepithelial corneal infiltrates as a late complication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] PURPOSE: Despite following standard treatment, Pseudomonas keratitis can continue to progress and result in loss of vision or of the eye.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus

    The visual outcome was good, with 14/24 patients having 6/6 vision; severe vision loss ( 6/60) occurred in only 2/24.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These epithelial lesions can lead to anterior stromal corneal infiltrates.[cehjournal.org] Corneal neovascularization and lipid infiltrates may occur in patients with uncontrolled chronic disease.[aafp.org]

  • Acanthamoeba Keratitis

    She presented with a burning sensation and extreme pain, along with loss of vision.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It typically presents as a unilateral central or paracentral corneal infiltrate, often with a ring-shaped peripheral infiltrate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The progressive nature of the corneal infiltrate, the epithelial defect, and the lack of response to treatment was highly suggestive for Acanthamoeba keratitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fungal Keratitis

    A 77-year old male presented with ocular pain, conjunctival injection, and severe loss of vision in his left eye.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The corneal infiltrate findings were suggestive of fungal keratitis, and corneal smears were positive for septate fungal hyphae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Prompt and aggressive medical management with voriconazole or therapeutic PKP in nonresponsive cases is essential to prevent irreversible loss of vision.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Endophthalmitis

    Abstract Postoperative infectious endophthalmitis is rare, yet devastating loss of vision or loss of the eye can occur due to a highly purulent microorganism or uncontrolled[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ocular bee stings are known to cause corneal melts, corneal infiltrates, cataracts, and secondary glaucoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 67-year-old Chinese man presented with acute loss of vision and pain in the left eye with hypopyon in the anterior chamber.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Corneal Ulcer

    However if neglected, corneal scarring may develop, resulting in serious loss of vision and possibly loss of the eye.[northdakotaeyeclinic.com] The best corrected visual acuity, location, size, and density of corneal infiltrates, the size and presence of a corneal epithelial defect, subjective eye pain (scale of 0[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complications of herpes simplex keratitis, neurotrophic keratitis, chronic blepharitis, conjunctivitis Eyelid abnormalities Diagnosing corneal ulcers: Corneal ulcers are a serious vision-threatening[omnieyeatlanta.com]

  • Central Corneal Ulcer

    However if neglected, corneal clouding and even perforation (a hole in the cornea) may develop, resulting in serious loss of vision and possibly loss of the eye.[cvemg.com] Mid-peripheral corneal infiltrate at 9:00 as well as surrounding corneal edema consistent with infection ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes: H16.011– Central corneal ulcer, right eye[decisionmakerplus.net] But a central ulcer, like this one, is at high risk of developing permanent loss of vision to some degree.[sonorandeserteye.blogspot.com]

  • Foreign Body in the Eye

    If you have a foreign body in your eye, prompt diagnosis and treatment will help prevent infection and potential loss of vision.[hamiltoneyeclinic.co.nz] There were 4 cases of corneal infiltrate, 3 of them preceded by an AC reaction.[iovs.arvojournals.org] Doing nothing can lead to loss of vision, premature cataracts and damage to the retina so do not take any chances, delay is dangerous.[austineyecare.net]

  • Hypopyon Ulcer

    […] of vision Paediatric ophthalmology Eyelid, lacrimal and orbit External eye disease Corneal, refractive and cataract surgery Glaucoma Vitreo-retinal Neuro-ophthalmology Op[books.google.com] The diagnosis of a sterile corneal ulcer and infiltrate was established.[nature.com] Otherwise, untreated corneal ulcers can lead to severe vision loss and even loss of the eye .[allaboutvision.com]

  • Eyeball Injury

    This type of injury places a child at risk for permanent loss of vision.[aapos.org] If an abrasion does become infected, you’ll see a white infiltrate at the wound. Any abrasion with an infectious infiltrate is officially called a “corneal ulcer.”[timroot.com] Partial or total loss of vision 4. Blood or a clear fluid leaking from a wound 5.[sja.org.uk]

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