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80 Possible Causes for Conjunctival Crystals

  • Gouty Arthritis

    Conjunctival crystals may aid in identifying undiagnosed patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] conjunctival nodules, band keratopathy, blurred vision, anterior uveitis (rare), scleritis Complications of gout include the following: Severe degenerative arthritis Secondary[emedicine.com] In addition to conjunctival tophi, patients may also have uveitis, corneal crystals, and band keratopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gout

    conjunctival nodules, band keratopathy, blurred vision, anterior uveitis (rare), scleritis Complications of gout include the following: Severe degenerative arthritis Secondary[emedicine.medscape.com] […] polyarthritis (rare) Posterior interosseous nerve syndrome (rare) Tophi in soft tissues (helix of the ear, fingers, toes, prepatellar bursa, olecranon) Eye involvement – Tophi, crystal-containing[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pseudogout

    conjunctival nodules, band keratopathy, blurred vision, anterior uveitis (rare), scleritis Complications of gout include the following: Severe degenerative arthritis Secondary[emedicine.medscape.com] […] polyarthritis (rare) Posterior interosseous nerve syndrome (rare) Tophi in soft tissues (helix of the ear, fingers, toes, prepatellar bursa, olecranon) Eye involvement – Tophi, crystal-containing[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Cystinosis

    A 31-year-old woman who presented with photophobia was found to have bilateral corneal and conjunctival crystal deposition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] crystals (pathognomonic) Funduscopic examination: Possible presence of peripheral retinopathy that is more severe on the temporal side than on the nasal side Biopsy of the[emedicine.com] […] diagnosis of cystinosis Other studies used in the evaluation of patients with suspected cystinosis include the following: Slit-lamp examination of the eyes: Corneal and conjunctival[emedicine.com]

  • Isolated Congenital Sclerocornea

    crystals, retinopathy, recurrent corneal erosions/AR/CTNS/#219750, #219800 DISORDER/EYE FINDING/MODE OF INHERITANCE/KNOWN GENES OR CHROMOSOMAL ABNORMALITY INVOLVED/MIM SYMBOL[eyewiki.org] […] hypertelorism, optic atrophy/AD/FGFR3/#612247 CUTIS LAXA, DEBRE TYPE/Strabismus, myopia, downslanting palpebral fissures/AR/ATP6V0A2/#219200 CYSTINOSIS/Photophobia, corneal and conjunctival[eyewiki.org]

  • Diabetic Retinopathy

    None of the trials reported on cortisone crystal deposition, loss of color vision, systemic side effects or incidence of legal blindness.[doi.org] Other less common adverse effects, including injection complication, ptosis, macular edema progression, infectious endophthalmitis, conjunctival ulcer and corneal decompensation[doi.org]

  • Heat Ray Cataract

    […] deposits Progresses to star shaped opacity Anterior lens capsule surface Although in the pupillary area, rarely affects vision Develops after 2 years of use May see conjunctival[quizlet.com] Glutathione - GSH does what to the lens change in intergrity of protein of lens contributing to color changes Phenothiazines - Chlorpromazine (tranquilizer) Fine yellow-brown crystal[quizlet.com]

  • Alpers Syndrome

    crystals, retinopathy, recurrent corneal erosions AR CTNS #219750, #219800 DISORDER EYE FINDING MODE OF INHERITANCE KNOWN GENES OR CHROMOSOMAL ABNORMALITY INVOLVED MIM SYMBOL[eyewiki.aao.org] […] hypertelorism, optic atrophy AD FGFR3 #612247 CUTIS LAXA, DEBRE TYPE Strabismus, myopia, downslanting palpebral fissures AR ATP6V0A2 #219200 CYSTINOSIS Photophobia, corneal and conjunctival[eyewiki.aao.org]

  • Plasmacytoma

    Signs Orbital plasmacytomas may present with signs that are non-specific and may be seen in any orbital disease process, including ptosis, proptosis, diplopia, or conjunctival[eyewiki.org] […] increased tearing have also been reported. [3] In patients with secondary plasmacytomas from multiple myeloma ocular findings may include: exudative macular detachment, crystal[eyewiki.org]

  • Aphakia

    In the left eye there were also noticed mild conjunctival congestion, anterior chamber with mobile sparkling crystals with tendency to accumulate inferiorly and inflammatory[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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