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Diphtheritic Conjunctivitis

Diphtheria Conjunctival


Presentation

  • The case is being reported for its unusual presentation and to our knowledge, such a case has not been described in Indian literature. References 1.[ijo.in]
  • In twenty-two of the cases redness of the skinwas present.[myslide.es]
  • The pupillary area is clear, but some opaque lens substance is still present. Vision, O.D., with plus 11. sph .3 plus 0.50 cyl. axis 135 20 /20 . Reads Jaeger 1 with plus 3 added.[documents.tips]
  • These in a developed form present a quite characteristic picture in that the palpebral conjunctiva of the upper eyelid is covered with a mass of smooth granulations separated from one another by narrow, deep grooves (so that it has an appearance which[chestofbooks.com]
Constitutional Symptom
  • There are usually more or less general constitutional symptoms with fever. After three to five days, or in the confluent form eight days, the secretion becomes purulent, the so-called blennorrha4form stage.[gluedideas.com]
Unable to Stand
  • Hetried to get up, but was unable to stand. His pupils wereneither dilated nor contracted.[myslide.es]
Blepharitis
  • […] retina deterioration, eye weaknesses, congestion or foreign particles trapped in the eye tissues, radiation burns, “ blood shot ” eyes, infections of the eye tissues ( pink eye, etc. ), retinitis, conjunctivitis , floaters, granulated eye lids, dry eyes, blepharitis[dict.site]
  • […] right upper eyelid H01002Unspecified blepharitis right lower eyelid H01003Unspecified blepharitis right eye, unspecified eyelid H01004Unspecified blepharitis left upper eyelid H01005Unspecified blepharitis left lower eyelid H01006Unspecified blepharitis[cms.gov]
  • English Noun ( - ) (medicine) The combination of conjunctivitis and blepharitis. English Noun ( en-noun ) (pathology) An inflammation of the conjunctiva, often due to infection.[wikidiff.com]
  • Blepharokeratoconjunctivitis is the combination of conjunctivitis with blepharitis and keratitis.[isnare.com]
Red Eye
  • It is clinically defined by changes of the lid margin, meibomian gland dysfunction, redness of the eye, conjunctival chemosis and inflammation of the cornea. [20] Differential diagnosis There are more serious conditions that can present with a red eye[isnare.com]
  • It is clinically defined by changes of the lid margin, meibomian gland dysfunction, redness of the eye, conjunctival chemosis and inflammation of the cornea. [20] Differential diagnosis [ edit ] Some more serious conditions can present with a red eye,[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Red, eyes become distorted (spasms after fright) :- Cupr. Red, in coryza :- Acon., All-c., Ars-met., Phyt., Verat. Red, in coryza, at beginning of influenza :- Puls. Red, with cough :- Acon., Phyt. Red, dark :- Cham., Chel., Ter.[homeoint.org]

Workup

  • The cellular response in conjunctivitis differs according to the cause, as follows: Bacterial infections: Neutrophils predominate Viral infections: Lymphocytes predominate Allergic reactions: Eosinophils predominate See Workup for more detail.[emedicine.medscape.com]

Treatment

  • Getting treatment for diphtheria quickly is important. If your doctor suspects that you have it, you'll start treatment before the lab tests come back. Treatment is with antibiotics.[cough.medicclub.info]
  • Pagenstecher massaged with a 10 per cent. yellow precipitate ointment, gave two treatments daily, and in a short time brought about recovery in the most obstinate cases.[chestofbooks.com]

Prognosis

  • Treatment and prognosis of diphtheria conjunctivitis Treatment of patients with diphtheria conjunctivitis is carried out in infectious patients.[iliveok.com]
  • Prognosis. The prognosis is good in perhaps 50 per cent. of the cases.[operatingmicroscopes.com]
  • Prognosis Overall there is a 5-10% mortality rate, but it is up to 20% in those younger than 5 years and older than 40 years. [ 5 ] Recovery is slow and particular caution should be advised after myocarditis.[patient.info]

Etiology

  • Etiology and pathogenesis DIPHTHERITIC INFLAMMATION OF THE CONJUNCTIVA (DIPHTHERIA CONJUNCTIVAE) Etiology. Infection by the Bacillus of diphtheria . Disease or transferred to the conjunctiva of the upper respiratory tract, or startles her primary.[lecheniebolezni.com]
  • Conjunctivitis, which is defined as inflammation of the bulbar and/or palpebral conjunctiva (the transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers both the surface of the eye and lining of the undersurface of the eyelids), has many etiologies, including[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Discharge (Serous, mucoid, purulent.... etc): According to the etiology & severity. 3. Chemosis: Edema of the subepithelial connective tissue. 38- Dr/ Mahmoud Medhat 0113004901 4.[archive.org]
  • Etiology. This disease is due to the presence of a specific microorganism, a bacillus, in the conjunctival sac.[operatingmicroscopes.com]
  • Microbiological etiology and susceptibility of bacterial conjunctivitis isolates from clinical trials with ophthalmic, twice-daily besifloxacin. Adv Ther 2012;29:442-55. 6. Tarabishy AB, Jeng BH. Bacterial conjunctivitis: A review for internists.[jacmjournal.org]

Epidemiology

  • Boralkar AN Clinical and epidemiological features of 15 incidents of severe infectious bovine rhinotracheitis. Wiseman A, Msolla PM, Selman IE, Allan EM, Pirie HM Diphtheritic conjunctivitis; membrane conjunctivitis.[medicbind.com]
  • Epidemiology Conjunctivitis is the most common eye disease. [29] History An adenovirus was first isolated by Rowe et al. in 1953.[isnare.com]
  • Epidemiology [ edit ] Conjunctivitis is the most common eye disease. [29] History [ edit ] An adenovirus was first isolated by Rowe et al. in 1953.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Epidemiology Diphtheria mainly occurs in epidemics. A vaccine was introduced to the UK in 1941, after which the number of cases fell from 46,281 (2,480 deaths) in 1940, to 37 cases (six deaths) in 1957.[patient.info]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Prevention

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Diphtheria Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTaP) vaccines -- what you need to know Diphtheria: Information for Parents (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - PDF Diphtheria: Information for Parents[coding-pro.com]
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Diphtheria Diphtheria and the Vaccine (Shot) to Prevent It: Information for Parents (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Diphtheria and the Vaccine (Shot) to Prevent It: Information for Parents (American[cough.medicclub.info]
  • Avoidable - 0% Emergent - ED Care Needed - Not Preventable/Avoidable - 0% Primary diagnosis of injury 0% Primary diagnosis of mental health problems 0% Primary diagnosis of substance abuse 0% Primary diagnosis of Alcohol 0% Unclassified 100% Health Topic[codelay.com]
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Diphtheria (Medical Encyclopedia) [ Read More ] Pinkeye Also called: Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis is the medical name for pink eye.[icdlist.com]
  • Special attention is given to the prevention and treatment of these diseases found in developing countries as well as the latest findings about new antimicrobial agents, gram-negative infections and their management, and recommendations for immunization[books.google.com]

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