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4) The occurrence of different leprosy-related eye complications in LL hansen's and Type II lepra reaction is about 44%, which includes ocular muscle weakness, lagophthalmos, ectropion, trichiasis, entropion, blocked nasolacrimal ducts, pterygium, impaired corneal sensation, corneal opacity, corneal nerve beading, punctate keratitis, iris atrophy, blindness, episcleritis, scleritis, iridocyclitis, iris atrophy and decreased visual acuity, corneal ulcer and cataract.
In the literature we find a wide spectrum of ocular manifestations, which includes: corneal edema, corneal infiltration, chemosis, ciliary injection, mucopurulent keratoconjunctivitis, anterior uveitis, hyphema, iris atrophy, cataract, lens subluxation, anterior and posterior capsule opacities, trabeculitis, damage of the trabecular mesh and glaucoma, ophthalmoplegia, optic neuritis, papilledema and optic atrophy (3,4).
Examination revealed a full-thickness corneal scar, a small area of iris atrophy, and a black foreign body resembling pencil lead in the anterior chamber.
The membrane is typically found in the quadrant with associated ectropion uveae/corectopia and the iris atrophy is found in the opposite quadrant.