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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 104-105

Pseudomembranous conjunctivitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus


1 Department of Microbiology, Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagara, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagara, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Vijaya Doddaiah
Department of Microbiology, Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagara, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-1282.144740

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A 20-year-old female patient presented with complaints of redness, irritation, foreign body sensation, pain and excessive watering in the right eye since one month. On examination, conjunctiva was congested with pseudo membrane over the inferior fornix. Staphylococcus aureus was isolated from the conjunctival swab. Case was diagnosed as pseudomembranous conjunctivitis (PMC) caused by Staphylococcus aureus.


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