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546 Possible Causes for Corneal Infiltrate, Free-Living Ameba Infection, Unilateral Red Eye

  • Keratitis

    Source : AAO Acanthamoeba keratitis Causes This infection is caused by a microscopic, free-living ameba (single-celled living organism) called Acanthamoeba.[] In the hospitalized patient with a unilateral red eye, always suspect herpes simplex keratitis.[] Adenoviral conjunctivitis may lead to subepithelial corneal infiltrates as a late complication.[]

  • Acanthamoeba Keratitis

    Epidemiology of free-living ameba infections. J Protozool 1990;37(4):25S-33S. van Flink F et al.[] red eye being the characteristic presentation.[] It typically presents as a unilateral central or paracentral corneal infiltrate, often with a ring-shaped peripheral infiltrate.[]

  • Central Corneal Ulcer

    Mid-peripheral corneal infiltrate at 9:00 as well as surrounding corneal edema consistent with infection ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes: H16.011– Central corneal ulcer, right eye[] . 4 More common complaints include redness, pain, pain with eye movements (suggestive of associated scleritis), blurred vision, photophobia and tearing.[] Presentation - acute unilateral/bilateral exacerbations characterised by decreased visual acuity, with variable pain and redness (there may be none).[]

    Missing: Free-Living Ameba Infection
  • Corneal Ulcer

    The best corrected visual acuity, location, size, and density of corneal infiltrates, the size and presence of a corneal epithelial defect, subjective eye pain (scale of 0[] Affected eyes are seen to be red and congested but inflammation does not extend beyond 3 mm from the limbus.[] The area of the corneal ulcer was central in three, and paracentral in three eyes. The corneal infiltrate was small in one eye, and medium in five eyes.[]

    Missing: Free-Living Ameba Infection
  • Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis

    PURPOSE: Aim was to measure the effect of persistent subepithelial corneal infiltrates (SEIs) after epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) on visual performance and corneal optical[] Clinical Pearls Suspect HSV in cases of unilateral adult-onset red eye that is inconsistent with the symptoms (i.e., the patient seems to be in far less discomfort than the[] RESULTS: In this outbreak of 72 patients, 28 (38.9%) developed corneal infiltrates.[]

    Missing: Free-Living Ameba Infection
  • Foreign Body in the Eye

    There were 4 cases of corneal infiltrate, 3 of them preceded by an AC reaction.[] […] protection Symptoms Typically unilateral Irritation/foreign body sensation/pain Lacrimation Blurred vision Red eye Signs Foreign body adherent to ocular surface Linear corneal[] Answer and interpretation The presence of a corneal infiltrate with: significant anterior chamber reaction pain severe conjunctival injection purulent discharge If these features[]

    Missing: Free-Living Ameba Infection
  • Acute Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitis

    […] detected diagnosis diarrhea enterobiasis Entomophthorales envelope proteins epitope female free living ameba Giardia HAART HAART therapy helminth hepatic encephalopathy hepatitis[] infiltrates.[] […] of eyes with subconjunctival haemorrhages and epiphora (Fig. 2). 33 Initially unilateral, it becomes bilateral within 24 hours and may persist for 3 - 7 days before spontaneous[]

  • Viral Conjunctivitis

    infiltrates.[] Viral infection of conjunctiva Commonest reason for acute unilateral red eye Usually caused by adenovirus Usually preceding or concurrent symptoms of upper respiratory infection[] The clinical picture is variable but usually features unilateral or bilateral eye involvement with redness, watery discharge, and swelling.[]

    Missing: Free-Living Ameba Infection
  • Chlamydial Conjunctivitis

    corneal neovascularization and/or conjunctival scaring Conjunctival follicles or corneal infiltrates may persist for months Management: Combined topical and systemic antibiotics[] red eye.[] infiltrates Histopathology : basophilic intracytoplasmic epithelial inclusion bodies (on Giemsa staining) SYMPTOMS Unilateral or bilateral involvement Purulent discharge,[]

    Missing: Free-Living Ameba Infection
  • Herpes Simplex Dendritic Keratitis

    infiltrate, Immune Ring of Wessely Parenchymatous Keratitis Pseudomonas aeruginosa Keratitis with Corneal Perforation after Daily Wear Lens (Colour Image) Viral Keratitis[] History Key aspects to inquire about in the history of patients with suspected HSV include past infections (history of recurrent "red eye", particularly unilateral), underlying[] Answer and interpretation History: Painful red eye, altered vision, foreign body sensation, photophobia, tearing; usually unilateral Skin (e.g., eyelid) vesicular rash may[]

    Missing: Free-Living Ameba Infection