Keratoconjunctivitis Phlyctaenularis

(Phlyctenular conjunctivitis) The keratoconjunctivitis phlyctaenularis, a hypersensitivity reaction of the cornea and conjunctiva for bacterial antigens, is characterized by discrete nodular inflammatory sites on the cornea or conjunctiva. The phlyctenular keratoconjunctivitis due to a hypersensitivity reaction to bacterial antigens. Mainly staphylococci were, but that also brought tubercle bacilli, chlamydia, and other triggers in combination. It is more common in children. Many patients also have blepharitis (blepharitis). The keratoconjunctivitis phlyctaenularis, a…

September 3, 2018
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