logging in or signing up ACUTE BACTERIAL CONJUNCTIVITIS aaryan143 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 1435 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: April 14, 2012 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 1 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript ACUTE BACTERIAL CONJUNCTIVITIS: ACUTE BACTERIAL CONJUNCTIVITISDEFINITION: Acute bacterial conjunctivitis is characterised by marked conjunctival hyperaemia and mucopurulent discharge from the eye . DEFINITIONETIOLOGY: Predisposing factors :- Flies Poor hygienic conditions Hot dry climate Poor sanitation Dirty habits ETIOLOGYPowerPoint Presentation: Causative organisms :- Staph. aureus Koch-Weeks Bacillus Pneumococcus StreptococcusPowerPoint Presentation: Mode of infection :- Exogenous infections: directly, vector transmission, material transfer. Local spread: infected lacrimal sac, lids and nasopharynx . Endogenous infections: bloodCLINICAL FEATURES: Symptoms : Discomfort and foreign body sensation, Mild photophobia, Hyperaemia and Mucopurulent discharge, Sticking together of lid margins, Slight blurring of vision, Coloured halos. CLINICAL FEATURESCongestion, hyperaemia and oedematous eyelids: Congestion, hyperaemia and oedematous eyelidsPowerPoint Presentation: Signs : Flakes of mucopus seen at fornices , canthi and lid margins, Conjunctival congestion, Chemosis , Papillae of fine type seen, Oedematous eyelids, Petechial hemorrhages, Matted cilia with yellow crusts.COMPLICATIONS: Superficial punctate epitheliopathy , Marginal corneal ulceration, Superficial keratitis , Blepharitis , Dacryocystitis . COMPLICATIONSDIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS: DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSISTREATMENT: Topical Antibiotic Therapy: chloramphenicol (1%) gentamycin (0.3%) tobramycin (0.3%) framycetin (0.3%) ofloxacin (0.3%) TREATMENTPowerPoint Presentation: Irrigation of conjunctival sac Dark goggles No bandage No steroids Anti-inflammatory and analgesics drugs.PREVENTION: Frequently wash hands using antiseptic soap. Use single-use towels during the disease to prevent spreading the infection. Avoid chemical irritants and known allergens. PREVENTIONPowerPoint Presentation: If in an area where welding occurs, use the proper protective eye wear and screens to prevent damaging the eyes. Use a clean tissue to remove discharge from eyes, and wash hands to prevent the spread of infection.REFERENCES: Text book of Ophthalmology, A.K. Khurana . Gale Medical Encyclopedia. Internet. REFERENCESTHANK YOU: THANK YOU Amarnath.A You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.