Measles Kerato - Conjunctivitis

Authors

  • Abdullah Jan Badini
  • Riaz Ahmed Baloch
  • Abdul Hameed Khokhar

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v12i4.940

Keywords:

Aciclovir. Antiviral Agents. Measles. Conjunctivitis. Vitamin A. Anti-Bacterial Agents. Administration, Topical. Clinical Protocols.

Abstract

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.

Published

2016-04-04

How to Cite

Badini, A. J., Baloch, R. A., & Khokhar, A. H. (2016). Measles Kerato - Conjunctivitis. Annals of King Edward Medical University, 12(4). https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v12i4.940

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