Loading....
Coupon Accepted Successfully!

 

Oculo-Cutaneous Syndrome

  • Inflammation of conjunctiva+ mucus membrane of mouth, nose, urethra
  • Includes STEVEN-JOHNSON SYNDROME & OCULAR CICTRICIAL PEMPHIGOID
  • Type III hypersensitivity reaction
  • M/C caused by intake of Sulfa drugs
  • Cicatrization of conjunctiva
  • Sequelae:
    1. Symblepharon( adhesion b/w bulbar and palpebal conjunctiva)
    2. Corneal ulcer
    3. Corneal perforation
    4. Dry eye (severe)
  • Rx :
    1. Intensive lubricants
    2. Steroids + immunosupressants
    3. Surgery: fornix construction with amniotic membrane transplant




Test Your Skills Now!
Take a Quiz now
Reviewer Name