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428 Possible Causes for Redness of the Conjunctivae

  • Conjunctivitis

    Definition (NCI_CTCAE) A disorder characterized by inflammation, swelling and redness to the conjunctiva of the eye.[fpnotebook.com] Symptoms can include redness of the conjunctiva, burning, frequent styes, foreign body sensation and morning eyelash crusting or eyelash loss.[hopkinsmedicine.org] People with ligneous conjunctivitis have growths or lesions on the conjunctiva that are yellow, white or red and have a texture that resemble wood.[rarediseases.org]

  • Adenovirus Infection

    Red and irritated conjunctiva is typical of the infection.[eyerounds.org] It causes red eyes, photophobia (sensitivity to light), blurry vision, tearing, and pain.[kidshealth.org] Red eye (OS OD) with crusting on the lashes. Figure 2: Slit Lamp Photos OS Crusting on the lashes. Conjunctival injection with a follicular conjunctivitis.[eyerounds.org]

  • Hypersensitivity

    […] and itching of the conjunctiva (allergic conjunctivitis, watery) Airways Sneezing, coughing, bronchoconstriction, wheezing and dyspnea, sometimes outright attacks of asthma[en.wikipedia.org] […] and symptoms [ edit ] Common symptoms Affected organ Symptom Nose Swelling of the nasal mucosa ( allergic rhinitis ) runny nose, sneezing Sinuses Allergic sinusitis Eyes Redness[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Sinusitis

    […] and itching of the conjunctiva (allergic conjunctivitis, watery) Airways Sneezing, coughing, bronchoconstriction, wheezing and dyspnea, sometimes outright attacks of asthma[en.wikipedia.org] […] and symptoms [ edit ] Common symptoms Affected organ Symptom Nose Swelling of the nasal mucosa ( allergic rhinitis ) runny nose, sneezing Sinuses Allergic sinusitis Eyes Redness[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Atopy

    The inner lining of the eyelids, or conjunctiva, are red and swollen and may have thickened bumps called papillae.[verywell.com] It is part of a larger systemic atopic reaction and is usually seasonal with associated upper respiratory tract symptoms and complaints of redness and swelling of the conjunctiva[eyewiki.aao.org] Allergic conjunctivitis is an inflammatory response of the conjunctiva to an allergen.[eyewiki.aao.org]

  • Ligneous Conjunctivitis

    Hypoplasminogenemia is characterized by impaired wound healing while ligneous conjunctivitis (LC) is its main manifestation presenting with redness of the conjunctivae and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical description The condition is characterized by initial chronic tearing and redness of the conjunctivae with the subsequent formation of fibrin-rich pseudomembranes[orpha.net] These pseudomembranes form mostly on the upper tarsal conjunctiva but involvement of the lower eyelid and bulbar conjunctiva have been reported.[orpha.net]

  • Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

    You may not realize you have a subconjunctival hemorrhage until you look in the mirror and find the white part of your eye is bright red.[oaklandeye.com] conjunctiva.[en.wikipedia.org] Whereas a bruise typically appears black or blue underneath the skin, a subconjunctival hemorrhage initially appears bright red underneath the transparent conjunctiva.[wikidoc.org]

  • Urethritis

    .  Accounts for 5-15% of conjunctivitis in new borns  Clinical features – intense redness & swelling of conjunctiva - profuse purulent discharge  Complication – corneal[de.slideshare.net]

  • Blepharitis

    Blepharitis is a common inflammatory condition that typically affects the eyelids, but can secondarily involve the cornea and conjunctiva.[hopkinsmedicine.org] Symptoms include a foreign body sensation or a burning sensation, excessive tearing, itching, sensitivity to light, red and swollen eyelids, blurred vision, discharge, flaky[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Meibomian Cyst

    The overlying or surrounding eyelid skin may be red. The palpebral conjunctiva (the tissue lining the back side of the eyelid) may also be swollen and red.[emedicinehealth.com] Painless swelling on the eyelid Eyelid tenderness typically none to mild Increased tearing Heaviness of the eyelid Redness of conjunctiva A large chalazion can cause astigmatism[en.wikipedia.org]

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