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|Title:||Periocular necrotizing fasciitis associated with kerato-conjunctivitis and treated with medical management: a case report.|
|Citation:||Shome D, Jain V, Jayadev C, Shah K, Natarajan S. Periocular necrotizing fasciitis associated with kerato-conjunctivitis and treated with medical management: a case report. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 2008 May-Jun; 56(3): 231-2|
|Abstract:||We report a 25-year-old systemically healthy male who presented with periocular necrotizing fasciitis (NF) in the left eyelid. This was associated with the presence of immunologically mediated marginal kerato-conjunctivitis, in the same eye. This potentially dangerous lid infection and the associated ocular surface infection resolved successfully, with medical management. We report this case to highlight the successful conservative management of periocular NF and the hitherto unreported anterior segment involvement.|
|Appears in Collections:||Indian Journal of Ophthalmology|
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