Free eye infections board review questions sample from Med-Challenger.
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This week’s case-based question:
A 65-year-old woman presents complaining of foreign body sensation and decreased vision in her right eye over the past week. Fluorescein stain examination is seen in Figures 1 and 2.
Which of the following statements is correct?
If the patient has pustules on the surrounding skin, then she should be treated with acyclovir ophthalmic ointment and prednisolone 1%.
If this is a recurring problem and the patient has a history of herpes simplex infections, then she should be treated with cold compresses and topical prednisolone 1%.
If this is the first occurrence and the patient has a history of chickenpox infection as a child, then she should be treated with topical and oral acyclovir.
Treat her with a topical antiviral (eg, ganciclovir 0.15%, trifluridine 1%, vidarabine 3%), oral acyclovir, and homatropine 1%.
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