24 Possible Causes for Ligneous Conjunctivitis in USA

  • Conjunctivitis

    The most common symptom is ligneous conjunctivitis. … People with ligneous conjunctivitis have growths or lesions on the conjunctiva that are yellow, white or red and have a texture that resemble wood. … See lacrimal apparatus . ligneous conjunctivitis A rare, chronic conjunctivitis characterized by the formation of a firm, whitish membrane or pseudomembrane on the tarsal[1] [2]

  • Milium

    conjunctivitis or ligneous periodontitis. [16] Rarely, lesions occur in the oral cavity. [ 17 ] … been reported. [14] One case report describes nodular colloid milium affecting the conjunctiva and anterior orbit. [ 15 ] Juvenile colloid milium may be associated with ligneous[3]

  • Cyclosporine

    conjunctivitis, and to prevent rejection of corneal grafts, etc. … ciclosporin (cyclosporine) An immunosuppressant used in the treatment of the ocular manifestation of autoimmune diseases, uveitis, scleritis, keratoconjunctivitis sicca, ligneous[4]

  • Fibrinolysis

    30 - 50 fold over baseline, possibly immediately inactivating systemically administered tPA Deficiency conditions Homozygous deficiency of plasminogen is associated with ligneousconjunctivitis (rare form of chronic pseudomembranous conjunctivitis), and replacement therapy with plasminogen is therapeutic Neither heterozygous plasminogen deficiency … conjunctivitis; similar ligneous lesions in gingiva, ear, respiratory tract, and female genitourinary tract; altered wound healing; pseudomembrane function Acquired May be[5] [6]

  • Viral Conjunctivitis

    See lacrimal apparatus . ligneous conjunctivitis A rare, chronic conjunctivitis characterized by the formation of a firm, whitish membrane or pseudomembrane on the tarsal … , of which the common sources are herpes simplex virus, adenovirus, beta-haemolytic Streptococcus , Neisseria gonorrhoeae or as a result of the Stevens-Johnson syndrome, ligneous … adjacent bulbar and palpebral conjunctiva in response to any chronic inflammation or stimulation such as dust, entropion, ectropion, distichiasis or bacterial infection. ligneous[7]

  • Blepharitis

    corneal ...crystal, marginal infiltrates, punctate epitheliopathy, axial corneal scar, vascularisation, phlyctenules, thinning. need to exclude Molluscum, allergic, chlamydia, ligneousconjunctivitis there may be skin flakes; collarettes suggest demodex as below Demodex This may cause or contribute to the blepharitis if there are collarettes, scrape lid[8]

  • Syphilis
    Ligneous Conjunctivitis

    See lacrimal apparatus . ligneous conjunctivitis A rare, chronic conjunctivitis characterized by the formation of a firm, whitish membrane or pseudomembrane on the tarsal … , of which the common sources are herpes simplex virus, adenovirus, beta-haemolytic Streptococcus , Neisseria gonorrhoeae or as a result of the Stevens-Johnson syndrome, ligneousconjunctivitis, ocular cicatricial pemphigoid, atopic keratoconjunctivitis, chemical burns (especially alkali burns), radiation injury or post-surgical complications. sun[9]

  • Ligneous Conjunctivitis
  • Foix-Chavany-Marie Syndrome

    hypoplasia, Congenital vagal hyperreflexivity, Congenital varicella syndrome, Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries, Conjunctival melanoma, Conjunctivitis ligneous … , Conjunctivitis with Pseudomembrane, Conn's syndrome, Connective tissue dysplasia Spellacy type, Conotruncal anomaly face syndrome, Conotruncal heart malformations, Continuous[10]

  • Crane-Heise Syndrome

    hypoplasia, Congenital vagal hyperreflexivity, Congenital varicella syndrome, Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries, Conjunctival melanoma, Conjunctivitis ligneous … , Conjunctivitis with Pseudomembrane, Conn's syndrome, Connective tissue dysplasia Spellacy type, Conotruncal anomaly face syndrome, Conotruncal heart malformations, Continuous[11]

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References

  1. Congenital Plasminogen Deficiency - NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders), http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/conjuncti…
  2. definition of conjunctivitis by Medical dictionary, http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com…
  3. Colloid Milium Clinical Presentation: History, Physical Examination, Causes, http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1119208-clinical
  4. definition of cyclosporine by Medical dictionary, http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com…
  5. Pathology Outlines - Fibrinolysis pathway, http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/coagulat…
  6. Fibrinolytic Disorders | ARUPConsult Lab Test Selection, https://www.arupconsult.com/content/fibrinolyti…
  7. Viral conjunctivitis | definition of Viral conjunctivitis by Medical dictionary, http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com…
  8. Blepharitis Blepharo- keratoconjunctivitis (& eyelid ocular rosacea), http://www.goodhopeeyeclinic.org.uk/blepharitis.htm
  9. definition of syphilis by Medical dictionary, http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com…
  10. The RARE List™ - You Must See it to Believe it!, http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/the-rar…
  11. The RARE List™ - You Must See it to Believe it!, http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/the-rar…