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59 Possible Causes for Purulent Conjunctival Discharge

  • Gonococcal Conjunctivitis

    All patients presented with unilateral conjunctival injection and purulent discharge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In most cases, symptoms in the form of nonspecific redness and serous discharge are followed by prominent eyelid erythema, purulent discharge and conjunctival swelling (chemosis[symptoma.com] Consider gonococcal conjunctivitis if severe purulent discharge with conjunctival and lid oedema.[rch.org.au]

  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

    To report a patient with a history of eye involving Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) who developed chronic bilateral purulent discharge attributed to conjunctival diverticuli[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]

  • Acute Otitis Media

    conjunctival discharge should be performed when the infection is slow to resolve.[cps.ca] […] beta-lactamase inhibitor-amoxicillin combination (eg, amoxicillin-clavulanate) or a second-generation cephalosporin (eg, cefuroxime-axetil) is preferred. [41] Bacterial cultures of purulent[cps.ca]

  • Otitis Media

    conjunctival discharge should be performed when the infection is slow to resolve.[cps.ca] […] beta-lactamase inhibitor-amoxicillin combination (eg, amoxicillin-clavulanate) or a second-generation cephalosporin (eg, cefuroxime-axetil) is preferred. [41] Bacterial cultures of purulent[cps.ca]

  • Foreign Body in the Eye

    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]

  • Conjunctivitis

    Conjunctivitis varies in severity from mild hyperemia with epiphora (tearing) to subconjunctival hemorrhage or chemosis (conjunctival edema) with copious purulent discharge[doi.org]

  • Keratitis

    Intense and diffuse conjunctival vessel injection is frequently observed. The discharge may be thick and profuse and is often mucoid to purulent in nature.[doi.org]

  • Streptococcus Viridans

    conjunctival papillary reaction Muco-purulent or watery discharge Chemosis Lid erythema Diagnostic procedures Gram stain & Cultures: Primarily used in cases of atypical conjunctivitis[eyewiki.aao.org] Physical examination Symptoms Red eye: Either unilateral, bilateral, or sequentially bilateral Discharge: Classically purulent, but may be thin or thick muco-purulent or watery[eyewiki.aao.org] Irritation, burning, stinging, discomfort Tearing Light sensitivity Intolerance to contact lens Fluctuating or decreased vision Signs Bulbar conjunctival injection Palpebral[eyewiki.aao.org]

  • Pseudomonas Septicemia

    On day 10 of admission conjunctival erythema associated with purulent discharge was observed on the left eye of the newborn.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] Conjunctival swabs were sent for microbiological investigations and the result was negative for the presence of microorganisms.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com]

  • Bacterial Otitis Media

    conjunctival discharge should be performed when the infection is slow to resolve.[cps.ca] […] beta-lactamase inhibitor-amoxicillin combination (eg, amoxicillin-clavulanate) or a second-generation cephalosporin (eg, cefuroxime-axetil) is preferred. [41] Bacterial cultures of purulent[cps.ca]

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