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490 Possible Causes for Chemosis

  • Otitis Media

    If there is propagation of the clot to the cavernous sinus, then signs can include proptosis, ophthalmoplegia and chemosis.[entsho.com]

  • Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis

    We report a diabetic child who presented with blurred vision, chemosis, and pain in the left periorbital region noted for about 1 week during an episode of ketocidosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, the incidence rates of ptosis, conjunctival injection, and chemosis exhibited no differences between the diseases.[journals.plos.org] .  Later ,proptosis , chemosis and ophthalmoplegia.  Fever and confusion.  Black necrotic eschar on the nasal turbinates or palate : very characteristic 11.[slideshare.net]

  • Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

    A 56-year-old woman was admitted because of a high fever, right ptosis, chemosis, proptosis and ocular muscle palsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Then following an upper respiratory tract infection, headache, bilateral periorbital pain and swelling, spiking fever, neck stiffness, bilateral chemosis and ophthalmoplegy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 46-year-old white woman presented to our emergency room with proptosis, ophthalmoplegia, and conjunctival chemosis of her left eye.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis

    The clinical signs (chemosis, mucus secretion, eyelid edema) and symptoms (itching, redness, tearing, burning) of the patients were evaluated by summing up the scores using[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The degree of conjunctival injection and chemosis was also determined by slit-lamp biomicroscopy. The changes in the symptoms were evaluated by a questionnaire.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The degree of conjunctival injection and chemosis was graded by slit-lamp biomicroscopy. The changes in the symptoms were evaluated by a questionnaire.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vernal Conjunctivitis

    Prostaglandin D2 is a secondary mast cell mediator that causes redness, chemosis, mucous discharge, and eosinophil chemotaxis in the eye.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] waking NB: the symptoms are often asymmetrical in the two eyes Signs Stringy white mucous exudate Palpebral, limbal and corneal manifestations: Palpebral hyperaemia and chemosis[college-optometrists.org] This ocular allergy is characterized by bilateral inflammation of the palpebral conjunctiva, itching, conjunctival hyperemia and chemosis among others signs and symptoms.[omicsonline.org]

  • Scleritis and Episcleritis

    Eyelid edema and conjunctival chemosis may be present.[eyewiki.aao.org] Because of the close connection between the sclera and Tenon’s capsule, inflammation of the posterior sclera can extend to the orbit and cause proptosis, chemosis, lid swelling[touchophthalmology.com] Irritable and gritty eyes, double or blurred vision, photophobia, increased tearing, orbital pressure Protruding globe, widened palpebral fissures, conjunctival injection and chemosis[aafp.org]

  • Chemical Conjunctivitis

    Little conjunctival injection with a seasonal recurrence of chemosis and itching, and cobblestone hypertrophy of the tarsal conjunctiva suggests allergic (vernal) conjunctivitis[ncemi.org] The neonate has severe eyelid edema followed by chemosis and a profuse purulent exudate that may be under pressure.[merckmanuals.com] Conjunctival chemosis (conjunctival oedema).[patient.info]

  • T-Cell Prolymphocytic Leukemia

    A 57-year-old man presented with bilateral conjunctival hyperemia and chemosis associated with pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Slit-lamp examination showed diffuse conjunctival injection and mild chemosis. There were no elevated lesions or other inflammatory signs.[meajo.org] However, dramatic response with complete resolution of the conjunctival congestion and chemosis was detected within 4 weeks after beginning the FC regimen.[meajo.org]

  • Kimura Disease

    […] corticosteroid treatment. 3 weeks prior to our examination, he developed worsening proptosis and bilateral painless swelling of the face and temporal area as well as eyelid edema and chemosis[ijo.in]

  • Neovascular Glaucoma

    Early posttreatment complications included hyphema, fibrin's exudation, chemosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical presentation include: conjunctival hyperemia, chemosis and/or serosanguineous exudates, pseudomembranous conjunctivitis, bilateral episcleritis, superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis[zdoc.site]

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