Difference between revisions of "Conjunctival abrasion"

 
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==Background==
 
==Background==
*Conjunctiva has less innervation than cornea so pts are far less symptomatic
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*Conjunctiva has less innervation than cornea so patients are far less symptomatic
  
 
==Clinical Features==
 
==Clinical Features==
#Foreign body sensation
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*Foreign body sensation
#Mild pain
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*Mild [[eye pain|pain]]
#Photophobia (rare)
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*Photophobia (rare)
#Subconjunctival hemorrhage (rare)
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*[[Subconjunctival hemorrhage]] (rare)
  
==Diagnosis==
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==Differential Diagnosis==
#Slit-lamp exam w/ fluorescein
 
##Seidel test to role-out globe perforation
 
  
==Treatment==
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==Evaluation==
#Remove conjunctival foreign bodies
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*[[Slit-lamp]] exam with fluorescein
#Erythromycin ointment 0.5% QID x2-3d
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**Seidel test to role-out globe perforation
#Suture of lacerations is almost never required
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==Management==
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*Remove [[ocular foreign body|conjunctival foreign bodies]]
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*[[Erythromycin]] ointment 0.5% QID x2-3d
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*Suture of lacerations is almost never required
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
*[[Corneal Abrasion and Foreign Body]]
 
*[[Corneal Abrasion and Foreign Body]]
  
==Source==
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==References==
Tintinalli
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<references/>
 
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[[Category:Ophthalmology]]
[[Category:Ophtho]]
 

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