Measles Kerato - Conjunctivitis
Keywords:Aciclovir. Antiviral Agents. Measles. Conjunctivitis. Vitamin A. Anti-Bacterial Agents. Administration, Topical. Clinical Protocols.
Purpose: To evaluate the 2 years results i.e., 2004-2005 for a group of patients with measles kerato – conjunctivitis who were treated with combined oral and topical vitamin A with antiviral acyclovir and antibiotic fusitek in shot gun therapeutic mode Methods: Patients with measles kerato-conjunctivitis rang in age from 12 years to 215 years treated with topical vitamin A and Acyclovir, fusitek drops some responded dramatically. Results: Of the 11 patients, 7 male and 4 females age ranges 2 to 12 years, 5 completely recovered, 4 patients with residual scarring with leucomatous cornea bilaterally, one with bilateral symblepheron and one with ruptured globe and phthisis bulbi. Conclusion: The timely interference and aggressive therapy in both eyes and sight saving.
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