Table 1

Epidemiology, risk factor and clinical profile of patients with keratitis caused by Corynebacterium spp

Sl.Age (years)SexEyeRisk factorSize of infiltrate (mm×mm)HypopyonSurgical interventionVisual acuityFinal outcome
OcularTraumaPresentingFinal
1.10FOSLagophthalmos (S/p ptosis surgery)1.2×1.2YesCF: 1 m20/100Corneal scar
2.28MOSMooren's ulcer1×2NoTA+BCLCF: 1.5 mHMCorneal scar
3.81MOSFailed graft6.5×5NoVitreous biopsy+IOABPL+PR inaccurateHMFailed graft
4.50MOSSpheroidal degenerationPlant material3.5×3.5YesHMLost to follow-up
5.66MOSNasolacrimal duct obstruction6.1×8.2NoPL+PR accurateHMImproved
6.60FOSFailed graftInsect6×7NoPL+PR inaccurate
7.47FOSTPK8×7NoPL+PR inaccuratePL+PR inaccurateFailed graft
8.70MODPK6.5×6.5NoTPKPL+PR inaccurateHMClear graft
9.45MOS3×2.5NoTPK20/30CF: 0.5 mClear graft
10.9MOS3×3NoTA+BCL followed by TPKPL+PR accurate20/100Clear graft
11.25MODLagophthalmos2×2Yes20/4020/25Corneal scar
12.35MOSNo20/2520/40Corneal scar
13.45FODStevens Johnson Syndrome3×3NoTA+BCLPL+PR inaccuratePL+PR inaccuratePerforated corneal ulcer with uveal tissue prolapse
14.53MOD5.5×5.5NoTPKHMHMClear graft
15.55FOSWood5.2×6NoTA+BCLPL±PL±Unchanged
16.74FODWood4×2YesAC washPL−PL±Unchanged
17.25MOD7×4.5NoCF: 0.5 m20/100Corneal scar
18.3MOSCorneal tear repairNoPL+PR inaccurateCF: 2 mCorneal scar
19.82MODNasolacrimal duct obstructionPlant material3×3YesDCRPL+PR accurateHMCorneal scar
20.45FODStevens Johnson Syndrome1.5×2NoTA+BCLPL+PR accurateCFCF
21.55MOSChemical injury<1YesAC washHMCF: 1.5 mCorneal scar
22.0.2MODEntropionNoCorneal scar
  • AC, anterior chamber; CFCF, counting finger close to face; DCR, dacryocystorhinostomy; HM, hand movement; IOAB, intraocular antibiotic; OD, right eye; OS, left eye; PK, penetrating keratoplasty; PL, perception of light; PR: projection of rays; TA+BCL, tissue adhesive and bandage contact lens application; TPK, therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty.