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Man With Pruritic, Edematous Eruption of the Upper and Lower Eyelids


A 53-year-old man presented for medical attention after he had used his wife’s eye drops for 3 days for his itchy eyes. The eye drops contained a mixture of neomycin, polymyxin-B, and hydrocortisone. What do you suspect is going on? More details here...

Case and photo courtesy of Ted Rosen, MD

This 53-year-old man presented for medical attention after borrowing his wife’s eye drops for his itchy eyes. He used her drops twice a day for 3 days before the sudden appearance of swollen, itchy red eyes.

What does the bilateral eruption of the upper and lower lids suggest - and what are the potential long-term clinical implications?

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