Eye Infections

  • Sabine Enenkel
  • Wolfgang Stille


Ulcerating blepharitis is caused by Staphylococcus aureus or streptococci. Topical treatment with antibiotic eye ointment (e.g., tetracycline or gentamicin) requires prior removal of crusts by application of wet compresses dipped in saline or in clean water. Cloxacillin or benzylpenicillin are suggested for systemic treatment of severe cases.


Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Corneal Ulceration Fungal Keratitis Orbital Cellulitis Herpetic Keratitis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sabine Enenkel
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Stille
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity Hospital, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-UniversitätFrankfurt/Main 70Germany
  2. 2.Department of Internal MedicineUniversity Hospital Johann Wolfgang Goethe-UniversitätFrankfurt/Main 70Germany

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