When describing differential diagnoses, try to categorise your list into either:
Always stand back and examine the patient as a whole. Age / gender / ethnicity are often useful in narrowing the potential differential diagnoses. Iris heterochromia, symblephara, ankyloblepharon and forniceal shortening are often more obvious on gross inspection before beginning the slit lamp examination.
Anterior Segment Dysgenesis
NB: Papillae are non-specific
Chemical (alkali), Radiation
Rosacea, Graft vs Host disease, Atopic Conjunctivitis
Sjogrens (dry eye), Scleroderma, Sarcoidosis
Inherited Without Systemic Associations
Inherited With Systemic Associations
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