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What are ocular presentations of gonococcal conjunctivitis (6)?
1. Severe purulent discharge
2. Hyperacute onset (within 2 days after exposure)
3. Preauricular lymph node swelling
4. Conjunctival papillae
5. Marked chemosis
6. Eyelid swelling / redness
(picture from Online Atlas of Ophthalmology)
What connective tissue diseases may cause dry eye (4)?
1. Sjogren's syndrome
2. Rheumatoid arthritis
3. Systemic lupus erythematosus
4. Wegener granulomatosis
What is the difference between herpes simplex virus (HSV) corneal lesions and herpes zoster virus (HZV) corneal lesions?
HSV: dendritic lesions stain well with fluorescein.

HZV: pseudodendrites are actually raised mucous plaques that do not have true terminal bulbs and do not stain well with fluorescein.
How do you treat HSV eyelid lesions?
1. Antibiotic ointment (erythromycin or bacitracin) bid
2. Warm or cool soaks to skin tid
3. Topical acyclovir is an option but has not been proven effective.
4. Continue for 7-14 days or until resolution.
(WEM p. 61)