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Conjuctival diverticulosis as a late sequelae of Stevens-Johnson syndrome

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First Author: M.Ziaei UK

Co Author(s):    S. Tuft   D. Verity           

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Purpose:

To report the rare occurrence of bilateral conjuctival diverticulae as a late sequelae of Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS).

Setting:

Moorfields eye hospital, London, UK.

Methods:

Case report of a 75-year-old woman with a prior history of Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) presenting with chronic relapsing conjunctivitis secondary to a conjuctival diverticulum who showed significant improvement in symptoms and clinical signs after diverticular marsuplizaiton.

Results:

SJS can cause sequestration of conjuctival epithelium which may in turn lead to conjuctival diverticuli.

Conclusions:

Conjuctival diverticulitis should be considered in any patient with a prior history of SJS and chronic relapsing purulent conjunctivitis FINANCIAL INTEREST: NONE

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