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Pseudomonas keratitis

Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD

Photographer: Carol Chan, CRA

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the most common cause of bacterial keratitis in contact lens wearers. It classically results in stromal necrosis exhibiting a shaggy surface and adherent mucopurulent exudate.

Pseudomonas keratitis

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last updated: 02/25/2015