Calcific degeneration / Band shaped keratopathy

Calcific degeneration / Band shaped keratopathy

Q. 1

Band shaped keratopathy is caused by:

 A

Amyloid

 B

Calcium

 C

Monopolysaccharide

 D

Lipid

Q. 1

Band shaped keratopathy is caused by:

 A

Amyloid

 B

Calcium

 C

Monopolysaccharide

 D

Lipid

Ans. B

Explanation:

B i.e. Calcium

Band Shaped Keratopathy

It occurs due to deposition of hyaline infiltration of superficial parts of stroma follwed by deposition of calcareous saltsQ.

A whitish band appears in the inter palpebral area, commencing at the inner & outer sides, progressing until it forms a continuous band across the cornea, interspersed with round ‘holes’ or cleaves within the band itself. It occurs in

Chronic uveitis especially in blind shrunken eyes, & Still’s disease

Aphakic eyesfollowing vitrectomy with silicone oil

Hyperparathyroidism Vitamin D toxicity Sarcoidosis


Q. 2

Band shaped keratopathy seen in:

 A

JRA

 B

RA

 C

SLE

 D

DLE

Q. 2

Band shaped keratopathy seen in:

 A

JRA

 B

RA

 C

SLE

 D

DLE

Ans. A

Explanation:

Ans. IRA



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