photophobia


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a morbid fear of light

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pain in the eye resulting from exposure to bright light (often associated with albinism)

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They had depigmented hairs, skin and iris along with reduced visual acuity, photophobia and exhibited continuous symptoms of nystagmus.
The development of ptosis is related to the presence of keratitis and photophobia, producing a protective response.
All patients reported redness, photophobia, swelling of eyelids, watering of eyes, and blurred vision.
Ichthyosis follicularis with alopecia and photophobia.
21%) aged between three months and eight years were presented and diagnosed with Keratoconjunctivitis based on symptoms like photophobia, blepharospasms, chemosis, epiphora, purulent discharges from conjunctiva ulceration, opacity, edema of cornea, etc.
Normally, symptoms appear after 13 days of infection and include fever, muscle aches, dizziness, neck pain and stiffness, back pain, headache, sore eyes and photophobia (sensitivity to light).
Symptoms may include: bloodshot eyes, cough, fever, rash photophobia, muscle pain, conjunctivitis, runny nose, sore throat, tiny white spots inside the mouth (Koplik's spots).
Photophobia has a variety of causes, including the result of eye or brain disease, or it can be a side effect of various drugs or laser surgery.
He was having agonizing pain in both eyes along with severe photophobia and loss of vision.
Her family believe a serious failure was made in diagnosing her condition after she told the doctor of a number of symptoms including photophobia - a severe intolerance of light.
She also has photophobia - a severe intolerance to bright light and glare - as well as nystagmus, an involuntary and uncontrollable movement of the eyes.
Iris Robbins, Montagu A: If the behaviour is demonstrating an abnormal intolerance to light it is known as photophobia.
Potential predictors of abnormal CSF were evaluated using univariate and multivariate logistic regression analyses, namely headache, confusion, terminal neck stiffness, photophobia, focal neurological signs, seizures, HIV status and [CD4.
Migraine commonly presents as a unilateral (60%), pulsatile (85%) headache which is usually associated with nausea (90%), vomiting (30%), photophobia and phonophobia (80%), and fatigue.
With International Classification of Headache Disorders, third edition (ICHD-III) criteria, migraines can be differentiated from acute, acute recurrent, and chronic progressive or chronic nonprogressive headaches if a child has experienced at least five attacks lasting up to 72 hours (whether untreated of unsuccessfully treated), ff nausea and/or vomiting of photophobia and phonophobia are present, and if the child has at least two of four characteristics, including unilateral location, pulsating quality, moderate to severe intensity, and a tendency to be aggravated by--or avoid--routine physical activity.