Acanthamoeba Ulcer

Acanthamoeba Ulcer

The predisposing factors of acanthamoeba ulcer are:

Contact lens wearer:

Most common organism attacking Contact lens wearer → Pseudomonas > Acanthamoeba

Acanthamoeba attacks contact lenses that are washed with water

→ It is a Ring-shaped ulcer
→ Pain out of proportion
→ Forms pseudo dendrites.

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