EYE DISEASES : KERATITIS WHEN LEGITAME (KERATITIS ELAGOPHTHALMO) - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
Etiology. Facial paralysis or cicatricial ectropion, preventing full closure of the optic fissure. In patients for a long time unconscious, the eye slit is sometimes left naked, which contributes to the development of keratitis.
The pathogenesis. Drying of the epithelium in the lower part of the cornea.
Symptoms. Grey shallow ulcers in the lower part of the cornea. Moderate irritation.
For. The disease kept stubbornly until there logical. In the case of purulent infection ulcer prewrapped in purulent.
Dysphonia eye slits and the position of the ulcer in the lower part of the cornea eliminate the possibility of mixing with other ulcers.
To guard against drying of the cornea (the bandage on overnight, often covering the eyes during the day, puscarie oily, hard evaporating drops in the eye).
Treatment should be directed against the primary cause of facial paralysis, stitching the edges of a century. When cicatricial ectropion plastic fix it. Against the plagues are applied antiseptic ointment, sulfacetamide, rinsing. Useful to temporarily sew the eyelids. Eye ointment.