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Satellite lesion in keratitis occurs due to: (LQ)



A Pneumococcus
B Aspergillus

C Herpes zoster
D Herpes simplex virus

Ans. B Aspergillus

1. The incidence of fungal corneal ulcer has increased due to indiscriminate use of antibiotics and corticosteroids.

2. Aspergillus fumigatus, Candida albicans and a number of dermatophytes can cause fungal corneal ulcer.

3. Typically most mycotic ulcers are slowly progressive, indolent, grey with relatively minimal symptoms Clinical signs of keratomycosis are severe ocular reaction, photophobia, and ciliary injection, elevated sloughing corneal ulcer with hyphae margin and small round SATELLITES Q , and dense white plaque on corneal endothelium.

4. Topical natamycin 5% is the drug of choice.

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