ophthalmia neonatorum


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ophthalmia in newborns

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First, to our knowledge, the bilateral occurrence of such lesions is extremely rare with only 2 bilateral cases previously reported: 1 case with bilateral gonorrheal ophthalmia neonatorum, (3) and another involving the optic nerves bilaterally and thought to be due to a congenital anomaly.
As a frame of reference, in 1906, the average life expectancy in the United States was 47 years; the three leading causes of death were pneumonia, tuberculosis, and diarrhea; the leading causes of blindness were ophthalmia neonatorum in children and trachoma and cataracts in adults; 6% of Americans graduated from high school; 8% of the homes had a telephone; and only 14% of homes had a bathtub.
9) Acquired ankyloblepharon has been reported in humans after various medical conditions, (10-12) dogs with ophthalmia neonatorum, (6) cats with herpesvirus infections, (13) and geese and ducks after photosensitization by Ammi majus.
Ophthalmia neonatorum is a bacterial ocular infection in newborns (from birth to one month).
A controlled trial of povidone-iodine as prophylaxis against ophthalmia neonatorum, Int.
Routine ocular antibiotic prophylaxis with silver nitrate, erythromycin, or tetracycline is recommended for all newborn infants to prevent ophthalmia neonatorum due to gonorrhea.
40 `would avert one case of gonoccal ophthalmia neonatorum, [which