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A 30-year-old contact-lens wearer complains of 2 days of left eye pain and discharge...

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asked May 20, 2014 in Ophthalmology by Rajesh Bahara

A 30-year-old contact-lens wearer complains of 2 days of left eye pain and discharge with blurred vision. She immediately stopped using the contact lens at the onset of symptoms and began antibiotic drops left over from a previous eye infection. There is moderate conjunctival injection and a pinhole-corrected visual acuity of 20/40 on the left. Slit lamp shows an oval-shaped corneal abrasion with dense fluorescein uptake and a halo of white stromal infiltrate. The most likely infec- tive organism associated with this disorder is

(A) Herpes zoster

(B) Herpes simplex

(C) Pseudomonas

(D) Staphylococcus

(E) Candida albicans

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(C) Pseudomonas
answered May 20, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara
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