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18 Possible Causes for Conjunctivitis, Limbitis

  • Blepharitis

    Corneal findings can include punctate epithelial erosions, marginal infiltrates, marginal ulcers, limbal inflammation and thickening (limbitis), peripheral corneal ectasia[emedicine.medscape.com] It may be associated with several systemic diseases, particularly rosacea and seborrheic dermatitis, and is related to other ocular conditions like dry eye, chalazion, conjunctivitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] . – Limbitis (limbal inflammation and thickening). – Peripheral corneal ectasia. – Pannus. – Phlyctenule formation.[aimu.us]

  • Keratitis

    For a total of 120 eyes, normal cornea was noted in 53 (44.2%) eyes, superficial punctate keratitis or limbitis was noted in 17 (14.2%), while corneal stromal infiltration[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Adenoviral conjunctivitis may lead to subepithelial corneal infiltrates as a late complication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Reiter's syndrome is commonly associated with conjunctivitis and rarely with uveitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

    , foreshortening of fornices, symblepharon, ankyloblepharon Cornea: Superficial punctate keratitis, epithelial defect, stromal ulcer, neovascularization, keratinization, limbitis[emedicine.com] A 64-year-old man presented with bilateral pseudomembranous conjunctivitis and conjunctival denudation (sloughing) in the setting of a maculopapular rash, fever, liver dysfunction[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 75-year-old woman with SJS presented with bilateral chronic relapsing purulent conjunctivitis secondary to inferior conjunctival diverticuli.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Atopic Keratoconjunctivitis

    […] a marker for assessing the efficacy of tacrolimus ophthalmic solution in the treatment of atopic keratoconjunctivitis. ( 21541276 ) Wakamatsu T.H....Fujishima H. 2011 39 Limbitis[malacards.org] Statistics The majority of people who are affected by allergic conjunctivitis experience simple allergic conjunctivitis.[myvmc.com] One month after starting treatment, the conjunctivitis and corneal ulcer rapidly improved along with reduced lid papillae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Superior Limbic Keratoconjunctivitis

    This is more likely to occur when there is a hypersensitivity to the toxins, and would be a limbitis or superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis (SLK) with an indirect infectious[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] lenses worn by six patients (12 eyes) diagnosed as having contact lens-induced superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis (SLK) and from four patients (5 eyes) with giant papillary conjunctivitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute Conjunctivitis Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca Neonatal Conjunctivitis Viral Conjunctivitis Etiology and Pathophysiology[thehealthscience.com]

  • Hypopyon Ulcer

    Protozoa ( Tap water and Swimming pools ) 70% of cases are C L wearers  Clinical Picture Punctate or Dendritic K Superficial Stromal K Partial or Complete ring of Infiltration Limbitis[de.slideshare.net] Zoom- Eye Injuries to the Eyeball Zoom-Eye Problem- Conjunctivitis-Trachoma Zoom- Eye Problem - Danger Symptoms Zoom-Eye Problem-Glaucoma-Acute-Chronic Zoom-Eye Problem-Hyphema-Bleeding[rims.edu.in] This will lead to chronic conjunctivitis. 3. Pressure on the cornea by a large chalazion causing astigmatism.[eyescure.com]

  • Stromal Keratitis

    […] involvement of epi/endo -immune mediated, antigen triggered -secondary to: syphillis (congenital) (also HZO, TB, Lyme, sarcoidsosis, Cogan other viral) S: salmon patch (limbitis[quizlet.com] Reactive arthritis is occasionally associated with conjunctivitis and uveitis, but rarely keratitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] To evaluate therapeutic effect of multilayer amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) in conjunction with antiviral and corticosteroid therapy on herpes necrotizing stromal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    We present a case of Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) in a 79-year-old man with limbitis and granulomatous conjunctivitis, on a background of polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen are ineffective in the initial treatment of PMR, [19] but they may be used in conjunction with the maintenance[en.wikipedia.org] PMR can also occur in conjunction with GCA or temporal arteritis , a dangerous condition which may result in stroke .[medindia.net]

  • Acanthamoeba Keratitis

    Classic signs (eg, ring-shaped stromal infiltration, radial perineuritis, and limbitis) are not always present [ 5 - 7 ].[omicsonline.org] Successful therapy hinges on early recognition and aggressive therapy with appropriate topical antiamebic medication often in conjunction with penetrating keratoplasty.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Biomicroscopy reveals generalized conjunctival hyperemia with a propensity for limbitis—an inflammation of the corneoscleral junction.[reviewdiseasehandbook.com]

  • Sclerosing Keratitis

    . Limbitis, episcleritis or scleritis are usually present. Circumferentially and occasionally central spread; incontrast to Mooren ulcer the process may also extend intothe[slideshare.net] […] keratitis 370.22 Macular keratitis 370.23 Filamentary keratitis 370.24 Photokeratitis 370.31 Phlyctenular keratoconjunctivitis 370.32 Limbar and corneal involvement in vernal conjunctivitis[healthprovidersdata.com] […] corneal ulcer, left eye H16.073 Perforated corneal ulcer, bilateral H16.079 Perforated corneal ulcer, unspecified eye H16.1 Other and unspecified superficial keratitis without conjunctivitis[icd10coded.com]

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