ophthalmia


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Synonyms for ophthalmia

severe conjunctivitis

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A historical review of sympathetic ophthalmia and its epidemiology.
Sympathetic ophthalmia is a kind of inflammation of both eyes following trauma to one eye.
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 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.
Conclusion: Upper respiratory tract infection, ophthalmia neonatorum, and diarrhea were found to be the most common morbidities associated with HIV-exposed formula-fed infants on ARV prophylaxis.
Ophthalmia 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).
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.
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.
He lost his sight after contracting ophthalmia tending to poorly slaves on the ships he crewed.
18) Historically, it has been used orally for coughs, conjunctivitis, earaches, epilepsy, headaches, hoarseness, inflammation, jaundice, ophthalmia, rhinitis, skin ailments, sore throat and cancer.
Penetrating injuries to the eye are treated with utmost urgency in an attempt to prevent infection and later enucleation and avoidance of sympathetic ophthalmia.
The seeds are aromatic and useful in colics and ophthalmia [57].
In infants, MRSA infection also should be included in the differential diagnosis of ophthalmia neonatorum, Dr.