Difference between revisions of "Conjunctival abrasion"

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==Clinical Features==
 
==Clinical Features==
 
*Foreign body sensation
 
*Foreign body sensation
*Mild pain
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*Mild [[eye pain|pain]]
 
*Photophobia (rare)
 
*Photophobia (rare)
*Subconjunctival hemorrhage (rare)
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*[[Subconjunctival hemorrhage]] (rare)
  
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
  
==Diagnosis==
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==Evaluation==
*Slit-lamp exam w/ fluorescein
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*[[Slit-lamp]] exam with fluorescein
 
**Seidel test to role-out globe perforation
 
**Seidel test to role-out globe perforation
  
==Treatment==
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==Management==
*Remove conjunctival foreign bodies
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*Remove [[ocular foreign body|conjunctival foreign bodies]]
*Erythromycin ointment 0.5% QID x2-3d
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*[[Erythromycin]] ointment 0.5% QID x2-3d
 
*Suture of lacerations is almost never required
 
*Suture of lacerations is almost never required
  
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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[[Category:Ophthalmology]]
 
[[Category:Ophthalmology]]

Latest revision as of 16:22, 5 October 2019

Background

  • Conjunctiva has less innervation than cornea so patients are far less symptomatic

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

Evaluation

  • Slit-lamp exam with fluorescein
    • Seidel test to role-out globe perforation

Management

See Also

References