Image of the Week: Thin Film on the Cornea of an Elderly Woman - Clinical Advisor

Image of the Week: Thin Film on the Cornea of an Elderly Woman

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An 85-year-old woman is admitted to the hospital for management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. She is treated with bronchodilators, oral glucocorticoids, antibiotics, and noninvasive ventilation for 7 days. A novel thin white film appears on the patient’s cornea. It does not slough with swabbing; the patient is otherwise asymptomatic.

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