Disease Information for Conjunctivitis, vernal

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Episodic symptoms/events
Bilateral Eyelid Edema
Bloodshot eyes/Conjunctival injection
Burning eyes
Chemosis/edema conjunctiva
Conjunctival edema
Conjunctival Exudate
Corneal edema
Crusting on eyelids
Eye Discharge
Eye symptoms/signs
Eyelid inflammed/reddened
Eyelids swollen/unilateral
Lacrimation/excess tearing
Purulent/exudate conjunctival
Red eye, acute/Unilateral
Red Eyes Bilateral
Scleral Injection
Tearing
Unilateral puffy eyelid/edema
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Conjunctivitis, allergic
Conjunctivitis, vernal
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Conjunctival disorder (ex)
CLASS/Eye involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Eyes/accessory (category)
Process
PROCESS/Allergy/collagen/autoimmune (category)
PROCESS/Atopic disorder (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Lodoxamide (Alomide) ophthalmic
Definition

Synonyms of Keratoconjunctivitis, Vernal; Seasonal Conjunctivitis; Spring Ophthalmia; VKC; Vernal keratoconjunctivitis is a non-contagious, seasonal allergic disorder usually appearing during the spring or warm weather; Major symptoms include hard, cobblestone-like bumps (papillae) on the upper eyelid, stringy or mucous discharge, inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the inside of the eyelid (conjunctiva) and the tough, white, outer coat of the eyeball (sclera), sensitivity to light and intense itching.

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