TITLE

Conjunctival oculosporidiosis with scleral thinning and staphyloma formation

AUTHOR(S)
John, Sheeja Susan; Mohandas, Shobhana G.
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Dec2005, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p272
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Involvement of the sclera in oculosporidiosis is relatively rare. We report two cases of oculosporidiosis of the bulbar conjunctiva associated with scleral thinning and staphyloma formation. Both cases were successfully treated with conjunctival lesion excision and cryoapplication to the staphyloma, followed by oral dapsone therapy.
ACCESSION #
19116402

 

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