blepharoconjunctivitis


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blepharoconjunctivitis

[¦blef·ə·rō·kən‚jəŋk·tə′vīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the eyelids and the conjunctiva.
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A Rare And Uncommon Cause of Blepharoconjunctivitis: Phthiriasis palpebrarum.
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In a 10-year, single-center review of 338 patients on long-term topical therapy for atopic blepharoconjunctivitis with either tacrolimus (Protopic), pimecrolimus 1% cream (Elidel), or topical corticosteroids, tacrolimus displayed the best efficacy and tolerability, according to Dr.
Other causes of KCS include immunomediated dacryoadenitis, distemper virus infection (due to inflammation generated by direct action of virus in the conjunctival cells), congenital acinar hypoplasia, chronic blepharoconjunctivitis (due to entropion, ectropion, trichiasis and atopy), protrusion of the third eyelid gland, traumatic proptosis (GRAHN & STOREY, 2004).
Recently, contact lens solutions containing ethyl mercury (thimerosal) caused blepharoconjunctivitis and punctate keratitis in many contact lens wearers.
Most of the animals have appeared ill, and the illness was said to start as a blepharoconjunctivitis.
The following day, the patient was readmitted with persistent right blepharoconjunctivitis. Preliminary viral cultures of conjunctival fluid revealed cytopathic effect consistent with viral infection, and a direct fluorescent antibody test was positive for vaccinia.
Ophthalmomyiasis externa may manifest clinically with symptoms of classic conjunctivitis, pseudomembranous conjunctivitis, blepharoconjunctivitis, punctate keratitis and keratouveitis.
Dry eyes that can persist indefinitely; (22) blepharoconjunctivitis; keratitis with corneal ulceration is rare; (13) recent use of isotretinoin is a contraindication to laser refractive eye surgery; decreased night vision is a common and potentially dangerous side-effect, making driving a vehicle at night hazardous and is the reason why aviation pilots may not use the drug.
Herpes simplex blepharoconjunctivitis presenting as complete acquired ankyloblepharon.