A 17-year-old girl with keratitis and severe pain in the eye came to the hospital and Acanthamoeba keratitis was suspected. The patient gave the history of following 4 points. Out of these which is not a 'risk factor' for Acanthamoeba keratitis: (AIPG 2011)
|A||Extended wear contact leans|
|B||Exposure to dirty water|
1. Nowadays, most infections are linked to extended-wear contact lenses. Q
2. include the use of homemade saline,
3. The wearing of lenses during swimming, and inadequate disinfection.
i. Other risk factors
ii. Pain is out of proportion to sign.
iii. Painful 'sensation of a foreign body.Q
iv. Annular, paracentral corneal ring stromal ring absees
v. Radial kerato neuritis is characteristic.