EYE DISEASES : THE SCLEROSING KERATITIS (KERATITIS SCLEROSIFICANS) - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
Etiology. Tuberculosis allergies.
The pathogenesis. Under the influence of the impact of any minimal irritant, sometimes after visual fatigue, causing the redness of the eyeball, there is a flash of allergic inflammation in the area of the limb with the formation of episcleral, limbal and corneal scarring nonspecific patterns (unlike deep metastatic tuberculous keratitis).
Symptoms. Limited knots near the scleral limbus, neposredstvenno turning into intensely white triangular deep corneal opacity. Severe irritation, constant complaints of pain.
The course is very slow, with repeated exacerbations and improvements. Often complicated by Iricom.
Recognition usually is not difficult. From conflict has a more quiet a long period. From deep keratitis tuberculous (see) - and more superficial limbal location.
Desensitizing and anti-edema therapy; calcium iontophoresis. Dealerhonda diet. Atropine 3 to 4 times a day for mydriasis. Leeches to the temple. When severe pain rubbing in the head gray mercury ointment with belladonna. Resolving the treatment. Firming mode. Diathermy. Careful radiotherapy. Intravenous infusion of a 10% solution of calcium chloride. The eye drops.