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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.[provisu.ch] In the hospitalized patient with a unilateral red eye, always suspect herpes simplex keratitis.[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com] Adenoviral conjunctivitis may lead to subepithelial corneal infiltrates as a late complication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acanthamoeba Keratitis

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

  • 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[decisionmakerplus.net] . 4 More common complaints include redness, pain, pain with eye movements (suggestive of associated scleritis), blurred vision, photophobia and tearing.[ophthalmologymanagement.com] Presentation - acute unilateral/bilateral exacerbations characterised by decreased visual acuity, with variable pain and redness (there may be none).[patient.info]

    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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Affected eyes are seen to be red and congested but inflammation does not extend beyond 3 mm from the limbus.[eyewiki.aao.org] 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[medicalstudy.blogspot.com] RESULTS: In this outbreak of 72 patients, 28 (38.9%) developed corneal infiltrates.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    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.[iovs.arvojournals.org] […] protection Symptoms Typically unilateral Irritation/foreign body sensation/pain Lacrimation Blurred vision Red eye Signs Foreign body adherent to ocular surface Linear corneal[college-optometrists.org] Answer and interpretation The presence of a corneal infiltrate with: significant anterior chamber reaction pain severe conjunctival injection purulent discharge If these features[lifeinthefastlane.com]

    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[books.google.de] infiltrates.[reviewofoptometry.com] […] 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[samj.org.za]

  • Viral Conjunctivitis

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

    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[dro.hs.columbia.edu] red eye.[optometry.org.au] infiltrates Histopathology : basophilic intracytoplasmic epithelial inclusion bodies (on Giemsa staining) SYMPTOMS Unilateral or bilateral involvement Purulent discharge,[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu]

    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[atlasophthalmology.net] 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[eyewiki.aao.org] Answer and interpretation History: Painful red eye, altered vision, foreign body sensation, photophobia, tearing; usually unilateral Skin (e.g., eyelid) vesicular rash may[lifeinthefastlane.com]

    Missing: Free-Living Ameba Infection