Management of Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia in Association with Fungal Keratitis in a HIV Positive Individual ND01-ND02
Dr. Prabhakar Singh,
Nirwana Netralaya, Athkhambwa, Near Sai Baba Temple, Tarachandi Road, Sasaram, Bihar, India.
Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia (OSSN) co-existent with fungal keratitis in an immunodeficient individual has rarely been talked about in literature. Risk factors for fungal keratitis are trauma with vegetative matter, topical steroid abuse, poor ocular surface, corneal anaesthesia, systemic immunosuppression, etc., and for OSSN a major risk factor is immunodeficiency. In current report, patient had multiple risk factors. This report highlights the management of HIV positive 42-year-old male with OSSN and fungal keratitis. A comprehensive evaluation helps clinician decide on treatment priority and achieve good clinical outcome.