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19 year old man with a "corneal abrasion"
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 1997
Volume 3, Number 15
March 18, 1997
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Yichieh Shiuey, MD | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Kathy Colby, MD | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Claes Dohlman, MD | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
History
The patient is a 19 year old college student who was diagnosed 3 weeks ago with a corneal abrasion and who was initially treated with pressure patching. His symptoms persisted and he was subsequently diagnosed with a bacterial corneal ulcer. For his corneal ulcer he was treated with ciloxan OD qid for 2 wks without improvement. At that point in time he was referred to the Cornea service at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

POHx: No history of contact lens use, no past ocular history
PMHx: Asthma, environmental allergies
Meds: Ventolin PRN, seldane
SHx: Non contributory
FHx: Father with pollen allergy
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