Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Conjunctival Irritation

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This week’s case-based question:


A 47-year-old man with a history of end-stage liver disease presents with a painful red eye. He is not in any apparent distress and comes in at the insistence of his wife. He denies any recent trauma or new medications. His extraocular movements are intact, and his pupils are reactive. His conjunctiva appears irritated (see Figure).

Figure 1Figure.

Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

Answer Options

chemosis
acute angle-closure glaucoma
subconjunctival hemorrhage
hypopyon

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