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60 Possible Causes for Catarrhal Conjunctivitis

  • Diphtheritic Conjunctivitis

    The following case is reported because of the very severe catarrhal conjunctivitis due to diphtheria bacilli, which ran its course without the development of a membrane.[] Chronic Catarrhal Conjunctivitis Table of Contents next: Granular Conjunctivitis, or Trachoma[] Spring Catarrh* (Saemisch) - Summer Conjunctivitis (Schweiger) - C. Marginalis Hypertrophica (Pagenstecher) - C.[]

  • Chronic Catarrhal Conjunctivitis

    [Aftertreat] chronic catarrhal conjunctivitis ate? [Prevent] chronic catarrhal conjunctivitis should be how to prevent? 1.[] Prevention Prevention of chronic catarrhal conjunctivitis 1.[] Euphorbium: Watering eyes, catarrh conjunctivitis.[]

  • Acute Contagious Conjunctivitis

    It may be a sequel to acute catarrhal conjunctivitis, or the result of eyestrain, dust, glare, or ingrown lashes … Medical dictionary mucopurulent conjunctivitis — acute catarrhal[] catarrhal conjunctivitis Etymology: Gk, kata rhoia L, conjunctivus, connecting; Gk, itis, inflammation a simple form of inflammation of the conjunctiva, usually associated[] Chronic catarrhal conjunctivitis’ also known as ‘simple chronic conjunctivitis’ is characterised by mild catarrhal inflammation of the conjunctiva. Etiology A.[]

  • Moraxella Catarrhalis

    A case of acute catarrhal conjunctivitis due to Branhamella catarrhalis. Microbiol Immunol 1983;27:641-643. [PubMed] 51. Kibsey PC, Rennie RP. Rushton JE.[] M. catarrhalis is one of the bacteria responsible for catarrh the excessive secretion of phlegm or mucous by the nose, sinuses or air passages.[] Other Moraxella sp. infections include conjunctivitis, vaginal discharge, & arthritis. Treatment is with penicillin. Magnification x10,625 at 6x7cm size.[]

  • Acute Catarrhal Tonsillitis

    […] acute catarrhal conjunctivitis An obsolete term for conjunctivitis with marked hyperaemia and mucopurulent discharge, with a tendency toward spontaneous recovery.[] […] well as signs of acute conjunctivitis.[] […] jaundice An obsolete term for viral hepatitis type A. (05 Mar 2000) catarrhal ophthalmia A mild form of conjunctivitis with mucopurulent secretion. (05 Mar 2000) malignant[]

  • Ophthalmia Neonatorum

    We have recently seen two cases of ophthalmia neonatorum (ON) that illustrate a changing picture of this disease and raise a number of questions concerning optimal prophylaxis and treatment. Silver nitrate, which is the most widely used method for prevention of gonococcal ON, fails to prevent neonatal eye disease[…][]

  • Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    Group A beta hemolytic streptococcus (GABHS) pharyngitis is a common childhood illness. Penicillin remains the gold standard therapy, but macrolides are indicated for the penicillin allergic patient, and are often used for convenience. We conducted a surveillance study of children with pharyngitis and positive[…][]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Infection

    A 71-year-old woman underwent extenteration for conjunctival melanoma with orbital invasion. Her socket failed to epithelialize and contained a diffuse pyogenic granuloma that was caused by chronic Staphylococcus aureus infection. Extensive debridement and long-term intravenous antibiotics resulted in normal healing.[]

  • Oculoglandular Tularemia

    Tularemia is a zoonotic disease of the northern hemisphere. Oculoglandular tularemia is the rarest form, comprising 1.4-4.2% of all cases. We present a patient with oculoglandular tularemia that did not respond to gentamicin to demonstrate the need for prolonged antimicrobial treatment and surgical intervention.[]

  • Trachoma

    Trachoma, caused by ocular infection with Chlamydia trachomatis, is the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide. We conducted the first population-based trachoma prevalence survey in the Casamance region of Senegal to enable the Senegalese National Eye Care Programme (NECP) to plan its trachoma control[…][]

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