Disease Information for Corneal burn/heat injury

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Patient in severe pain
Acute Bilateral Vision Loss
Acute Painful Vision Loss
Acute Vision Loss
Bloodshot eyes/Conjunctival injection
Burning eyes
Chronic Vision Loss, Persistent
Conjunctival Exudate
Cornea Hypesthesia/Anesthesia
Corneal clouding
Corneal edema
Eye Discharge
Eye pain on eye movement
Eye Pain, Unilateral
Eye Pains, Bilateral
Eyelid Pain
Eyelids fused/adhesions
Narrow pupil/unilateral
Red eye, acute/Unilateral
Red Eyes Bilateral
Scarring changes/eyelids
Scleral Injection
Singed eyebrows
Unilateral narrow pupil
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Congenital cataracts
Foreign body/eye
Associated Disease & Complications
Blindness
Blindness in Children
Blindness in Elderly
Conjunctivitis
Corneal abrasion
Corneal opacity/gross clouding
Corneal ulcer
Keratitis
Keratitis, exposure
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Cornea involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Eye involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Eyes/accessory (category)
Process
PROCESS/Burn disorders (ex)
PROCESS/Electromagnetic/physics trauma (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Analgesic medication
RX/Corticosteroid/unction
RX/Narcotic/Opiate analgesic
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Cornea transplant
Other Treatments
TX/Eye patch/protective cup
Definition

Heat/flash effect on cornea leads often to scar; important use of cortisone and antibiotic ointment avoiding keratomalacia or globe perforation

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