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The Red Eye Differential Diagnosis
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Differential Diagnosis of “red eye” Conjunctiva Pupil Cornea Anterior chamber IOP Subconjunctival Haemorrhage Bright red Normal Normal Normal Normal Conjunctivitis Injected vessels, fornices. Discharge Normal Normal Normal Normal Iritis Injected around cornea Small, fixed, irregular Normal, KPs Turgid, deep Normal Acute glaucoma Entire eye red Fixed, dilated, oval Hazy Shallow High
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Conjunctivitis Follicles Purulent discharge Papillae Chemosis Redness
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Subconjunctival Haemorrhage • Diffuse or localised area of blood under conjunctiva. Asymptomatic • Idiopathic, trauma, cough, sneezing, aspirin, HT • Resolves within 10-14 days
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Dry Eye Syndrome • Poor quality – Meibomian gland disease,Acne rosacea – Lid related – Vitamin A deficiency • Poor quantity –KCS • Sjogren Syndrome • Rheumatoid Arthritis – Lacrimal disease ie, Sarcoidosis – Paralytic ie, VII CN palsy
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• Surface epithelium sloughed off. • Stains with fluorescein
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