Arsenic conjunctivitis

Author: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 24 April 2018, last major update September 2013

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Cite this page: Jain, D. Conjunctiva: arsenic conjunctivitis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyearsenicconj.html. Accessed July 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
Clinical features
  • Elimination of exposure; systemic chelating agents (dimercaprol) for arsenic removal from body
Clinical images

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Patient with hyper and hypopigmentation in Bangladesh

Microscopic (histologic) description