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(M2.ID.8) A 69-year-old man with a history of acute myelogenous leukemia status post bone marrow transplant presents with eye pain. He has been noncompliant with his home medications. He reports a rash that started on his forehead as blisters that have now crusted over. He also reports pain, decreased vision, and sensitivity to light in the right eye. On physical examination, you see several crusted lesions on the right side of his face, as seen in image A. Which of the following is true regarding this patient’s ophthalmic condition? Topic Review Topic
FIGURES:   A   B   C   D   E  

1. The hallmark slit lamp exam finding is shown in illustration B and is treated with topical acyclovir
2. The hallmark slit lamp exam finding is shown in illustration C and is treated with intravenous acyclovir
3. The hallmark slit lamp exam finding is shown in illustration D and is treated with topical tobramycin
4. The hallmark slit lamp exam finding is shown in illustration E and is treated with intravenous tobramycin
5. Taking prophylactic sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim would have prevented this complication

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