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2,444 Possible Causes for Corneal Infiltrate, Free-Living Ameba Infection, Hyponatremia

  • Acanthamoeba Keratitis

    Epidemiology of free-living ameba infections. J Protozool 1990;37(4):25S-33S. van Flink F et al.[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu] It typically presents as a unilateral central or paracentral corneal infiltrate, often with a ring-shaped peripheral infiltrate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This infection is caused by a microscopic, free-living ameba (single-celled living organism) called Acanthamoeba.[cdc.gov]

    Missing: Hyponatremia
  • Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis

    Clinicians: CDC no longer provides miltefosine for treatment of free-living ameba infections. Miltefosine is now commercially available.[cdc.gov] amebae. 11 Although miltefosine has recently been used to successfully treat patients with other free-living amebae infections, 14 , 15 our patient is the first to be successfully[pediatrics.aappublications.org] If you have a patient with suspected free-living ameba infection, please contact the CDC Emergency Operations Center at 770-488-7100 to consult with a CDC expert regarding[cdc.gov]

    Missing: Corneal Infiltrate
  • Amebiasis

    Epidemiology of free-living ameba infections. J Protozool 1990;37(4):25S-33S. van Flink F et al.[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu] However, the cornea continued to worsen with 25% corneal thinning inferior to the ring infiltrate.[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu] Small defects in the epithelium are present over the area of ring infiltrate. Enlarged corneal nerves (radial perineuritis) are also seen on high magnification.[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu]

  • Keratitis

    Source : AAO Acanthamoeba keratitis Causes This infection is caused by a microscopic, free-living ameba (single-celled living organism) called Acanthamoeba.[provisu.ch] Adenoviral conjunctivitis may lead to subepithelial corneal infiltrates as a late complication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He had undergone a corneal tear repair on that eye 15 days prior to the onset of keratitis. The infiltrations were along the sutured corneal tear tracts.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Hyponatremia
  • Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus

    These epithelial lesions can lead to anterior stromal corneal infiltrates.[cehjournal.org] We describe two diabetic men with herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) who developed hyponatremia (114 and 116 mmol/L) during acute illness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Corneal neovascularization and lipid infiltrates may occur in patients with uncontrolled chronic disease.[aafp.org]

    Missing: Free-Living Ameba Infection
  • Histoplasma Meningitis

    Infection with free-living amebas is an infrequent but often life-threatening human illness, even in immunocompetent individuals.[emedicine.medscape.com] Inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (ADH) secretion may result in hyponatremia from water excess and salt loss.[dartmouth.edu] Hyperkalemia, hyponatremia, and eosinophilia are usually present. CT scan shows markedly enlarged adrenals, often with necrosis in the central area ( 160 ).[cmr.asm.org]

    Missing: Corneal Infiltrate
  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    The combination of nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, sore throat, cough, and malaise is the symptomatic profile that constitutes an uncomplicated upper respiratory tract infection (URI), also known as the common cold. Because no known cure exists for a URI, numerous products are available, each marketed with the[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Corneal Infiltrate Free-Living Ameba Infection
  • Substance Abuse Problems

    Abstract Hospital-wide rumors and anecdotal reports had suggested that there was a potentially serious problem of alcohol and drug abuse among the psychiatric patients of this hospital. The authors describe a systematic, evaluative approach which gave direct and detailed information on the nature and extent of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Corneal Infiltrate Free-Living Ameba Infection
  • Vomiting of Pregnancy

    Serum electrolyte and acid-base abnormalities may include hypochloremic alkylosis, hypokalemia, and hyponatremia [ 7 ].[karger.com]

    Missing: Corneal Infiltrate Free-Living Ameba Infection
  • Diabetes Mellitus

    In this T1D case with CKD, severe hyperglycemia in conjunction with other metabolic insults, such as uremia, hyponatremia, and hypocalcemia, probably provoked his seizure[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Comments Acetohexamide* 250 mg once/day–750 mg bid 12–24 h No longer available in US Chlorpropamide * 100 mg once/day–750 mg once/day 24–36 h Chlorpropamide : May cause hyponatremia[msdmanuals.com]

    Missing: Corneal Infiltrate Free-Living Ameba Infection

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