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Type IV hypersensitivity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigen may manifest as (AIIMS May 2013)



A Iridocyclitis

B Polyarteritis nodosa

C Phlyctenular conjunctivitis

D Giant cell arteritis

Ans. C [ Phlyctenular conjunctivitis] Q

Phlyctenular keratoconjunctivitis - is believed to be delayed hypersensitivity (type IV cell mediated) response to endogenous microbial proteins

Corneal Ulcer see in phlyetenular kerato conjunctivitis

1. Scrofulous ulcer

2. Fasacular ulcer

Treatment - simple phlyctenular conjunctivitis is usually respond to local, steroids given as drops or ointment -

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