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The Official Scientific Journal of Delhi Ophthalmological Society
Bilateral Corneal Melting Following Snakebite
Manisha Meena, Neha Singh, Poonam Kishore 
Department of Ophthalmology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Corresponding Author:
Manisha Meena 
MBBS, MS
Former Junior Resident
Department of Ophthalmology
King George Medical University
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Email id: manishameena1905@gmail.com
Published Online: 30-JUL-2018
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7869/djo.384
Abstract
A 45 year old man presented with bilateral corneal melting following snake bite. Bilateral corneal melting is a very rare complication after snakebite. The clinical picture is described. Patients with bilateral corneal melts are more likely to have a favourable outcome if treated early.
Keywords : snakebite, hemotoxin, neurotoxin, corneal melting
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