D. K. Shakya | India

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

D. K. Shakya

Department of Ophthalmology, Gajra Raja Medical College, Madhya Pradesh, India


  • Case Report   
    Recurrent follicular conjunctivitis: A complication of Molluscum Contagiosum
    Author(s): Harshita Dubey*, Prabha Gupta and D. K. Shakya

    To report a case of Molluscum Contagiosum presented with recurrent follicular conjunctivitis, successfully treated with surgical excision. A 23-year-old male presented with chief complaints of grittiness, discomfort in closing the eye along with mild redness in the same eye. He had previously been seen by a different ophthalmologist and had been treated with topical antibiotics, steroids, and anti-viral eye drops but no relief in the symptoms. On Slit lamp examination single dome shape with a center, umbilicated core in the right lower eyelid was noticed. Suspecting Molluscum Contagiosum and no improvement with the course of topical medication given, we decided to excision. The lesion was surgically excised and was sent for histopathological examination. Molluscum Contagiosum (MC) resolves spontaneously within months in healthy, immunocompetent individuals, it requires surgical treatm.. Read More»

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