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Rare Presentation of Ophthalmia Nodosa.

Prasad SC, Korah S - Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol (2015 Oct-Dec)

Bottom Line: We report a rare case of ophthalmia nodosa, presenting as a painless swelling in the lower palpebral conjunctiva for 2 years with no signs of inflammation.Excision biopsy confirmed the diagnosis.

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Affiliation: Department of Ophthalmology, Dr SMCSI Medical College, Karakonam, Kerala, India.

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We report a rare case of ophthalmia nodosa, presenting as a painless swelling in the lower palpebral conjunctiva for 2 years with no signs of inflammation. Excision biopsy confirmed the diagnosis.

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Granulomatous lesion in the lower palpebral conjunctiva
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Figure 1: Granulomatous lesion in the lower palpebral conjunctiva

Mentions: On examination, her best-corrected visual acuity was 6/6, J1 in both eyes. The left eye was normal. Anterior segment evaluation of the right eye revealed a quiet eye with no signs of congestion or inflammation. A 10 mm × 10 mm size nodule was seen in the lower palpebral conjunctiva of the right eye with embedded caterpillar hairs [Figures 1 and 2].


Rare Presentation of Ophthalmia Nodosa.

Prasad SC, Korah S - Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol (2015 Oct-Dec)

Granulomatous lesion in the lower palpebral conjunctiva
© Copyright Policy - open-access
Related In: Results  -  Collection

License
Show All Figures
getmorefigures.php?uid=PMC4660544&req=5

Figure 1: Granulomatous lesion in the lower palpebral conjunctiva
Mentions: On examination, her best-corrected visual acuity was 6/6, J1 in both eyes. The left eye was normal. Anterior segment evaluation of the right eye revealed a quiet eye with no signs of congestion or inflammation. A 10 mm × 10 mm size nodule was seen in the lower palpebral conjunctiva of the right eye with embedded caterpillar hairs [Figures 1 and 2].

Bottom Line: We report a rare case of ophthalmia nodosa, presenting as a painless swelling in the lower palpebral conjunctiva for 2 years with no signs of inflammation.Excision biopsy confirmed the diagnosis.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Ophthalmology, Dr SMCSI Medical College, Karakonam, Kerala, India.

ABSTRACT
We report a rare case of ophthalmia nodosa, presenting as a painless swelling in the lower palpebral conjunctiva for 2 years with no signs of inflammation. Excision biopsy confirmed the diagnosis.

Show MeSH
Related in: MedlinePlus