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Conjunctivitis
Non-specific term for __1__
and __2___ of the conjunctiva

Several Causes
* _3__
* _4__
* _5__
* _6__
* _7__
1. Inflammation
2. Erythema

3. Bacterial
4. Viral
5. Allergic
6. Chemical
7. Systemic
Conjuntivitis- Discharge

Discharge

*Purulent

*Clear

*White Mucous

Determination of diagnosis depends on the course of disease when they come in.
Cause
*Bacteria

*Viral

*Allergies
Bacterial Conjunctivitis

Common Causes:
1.S
2.S
3.H
4.P
1. Staphylococcus
2. Streptococcus
3. Hemophilus
4. Pneumococcus
Bacterial Conj. Sx:

*__1__ of conjuctiva!

*__2__ discharge if any

*May be __3__ or __4___
(usually 3)

*Hemophilus may cause __5__
on the conjuctiva and
occasionally the lids.
*does not make more
serious
1. Eryethma

2. Purulent

3. Monocular

4. Binocular

5. Hemorrhage
Bacterial Conj. Tx:

*___1__ __2___ ABX
(_2_ quinnolones #1 choice)

*__3__ __3__ help circulation

*Children may return to
school once they begin ABX
therapy

*Refer if not markedly
improved in _4__
1. Broad Spectrum
2. Topical

3. Warm compresses

4. Four days
Viral Conjunctivitis

*Usually sets up for
bacterial infection

Causes of viral conjuctivitis
A__1___virus ass. w/ systemic
viral infections

P__2__virus cause hemorrahgic
conjunctivitis

E__3__virus cause hemorrhagic
conjunctivitis
1. Adenovirus

2. Picornavirus

3. Enterovirus type 70
Viral Conjunctivitis

*__1___ ___12___!

*Starts in _2_ eye and
__3__ to __4__ eye

*Children must be kept _5_
of school until __6__ __6__!
(up to __7__ weeks)
1. HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS

2. one
3. progresses
4. second

5. OUT
6. tearing stops
7. Two
Viral Conjunctivitis: Sx's

*Often __1___

*Often w/ __2__, marked __3__

*__4__ & __5__ discharge

*swelling of conjuctiva is
is called _6_

*Some __7_ and _8__ __8_
sensation

****___9___ Adenopathy
(clue it's VIRAL)

*__10__
__11__ __11__
__12__ common
1. Bilateral

2. Diffuse
3. Hyperemia

4. Water
5. Profuse

6. Chemosis

7. Itching
8. Foreign Body

9. PERIAURICULAR

10. URI
11. Sore throat
12. Fever
Viral conjuctivities: Tx

*__1__ __1__

* GOOD __2__

*__3___ tx for symtom relief
only (liquid tears)

*_4_ role for __5__ __5___!
1. Cold compresses

2. Hygiene

3. Topical

4. NO
5. Topical ABX
Viral Conjunctivitis-Herpatic
Sx & inflammation tend to
be more aggressive

*__1__ __1__ discharge

*May have eyelid margin _2__
and __3__

*__4__ involvement may result
in permanent _5_ and _6_
loss (dendritic lesions)

*__5___ referral to opthalm
for tx with __6__ __6___

Do not want it to become
KERATITIS!!!
1. Profuse watery

2. Ulcers
3. Vesicles

4. CORNEAL
5. Scarring
6. Visual

7. URGENT
8. Topical antiVIRALS
Allergic Conjuctivitis
*oftn associated w/
_1__,_2__,__3__ etc.

Sx include:
*Often _4_ and __5__

*__6__ conjuctival __7__

*Swelling of the conjuctiva
is called __8__

* __9__ PRIMARY SX!!!!

*
1. Hay fever
2. Asthma
3. Eczema

4. bilateral
5. Seasonal

6. Milder
7. Hyperemia

8. Chemosis

9. ITCHING
Allergic Conjunctivitis: Tx

*__1__ __1___

*Topical __2___
(livostin)

*Topical __3__
(Acular)

*Topical _4_ _4_ stabilizers
(Alomide)
1. Cold compresses

2. Antihistamines

3. Non-steroidal

4. Mast Cell