There is no evident explanation, but we can relate this situation with the physiopathology of sympathetic ophthalmia
. Sympathetic ophthalmia
is a rare bilateral granulomatous uveitis due to trauma or surgery in one eye .
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is a kind of inflammation of both eyes following trauma to one eye.
after injury in the Iraq War.
(6) The disease process is believed to be similar to that of sympathetic ophthalmia
sonchifolia), the Lilac tassel flower belonging to the family Asteraceae with the local name of Muyalchevian in Kerala state of India, is an edible plant used in the Ayurvedic system of medicine for the treatment of gastropathy, diarrhoea, ophthalmia
, nyctalopia, cuts and wounds, intermittent fevers, pharyngodyma and asthma (Nair and Chopra 1996).
NIU is an isolated disease or associated with systemic illnesses including Behcet's disease, granulomastosis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, sarcoidosis, or sympathetic ophthalmia
. The prevalence of NIU is 4.8 per 10,000, a level which qualifies EYS606 for an orphan-drug designation.
The presence of bacteria in eye could lead to bacterial retinitis, conjunctivitis, keratitis, neonatal ophthalmia
, hordeolum (swelling of the eyelid due to infection of the glands) and blepharitis (Quinn et al., 2002).
However, 27 (41.53%) infants had respiratory tract infection, 3 (4.62%) had diarrhea, 3 (4.62%) had ophthalmia
neonatorum, and another 3 (4.62%) had malaria.
neonatorum (neonatal conjunctivitis) can be easily prevented with prophylactic administration of topical antimicrobial drugs, as recommended by global guidelines for the management of sexually transmitted infections (1).
The teenager, who is now back in Palestine told Gulf News he suffered from ophthalmia
(an inflammatory eye condition) after toxic chemicals entered his eye when he was playing under a construction site in his home town of Em-Daar, near Jenin, at the age of seven.
Mamoon had been suffering from an inflammatory eye condition called ophthalmia
since he was one year old, which left him depressed and "scared away" his friends.