Disease Information for Ophthalmitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Headache
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Malaise
Acute Vision Loss
Blindness/sudden/unilateral
Blindness/unilateral
Eye Pain, Unilateral
Eye Pains, Bilateral
Eye symptoms/signs
Eyelids swollen/unilateral
Floaters
Unilateral puffy eyelid/edema
Vision Loss
Visual symptoms
Wide Palpebral Fissures
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Stool Microscopic polys present
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
WBC
WBC/White Blood Cell Count/Leukocytes (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Intraocular Pressure increased
Ocular tonometry abnormal
X-RAY
Xray/Intraorbital calcifications/Head
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Blindness
Blindness in Children
Blindness in Elderly
Endophthalmitis
Glaucoma, secondary
HIV/Eye Infection
Ophthalmitis
Periorbital cellulitis
Staphyloma/eye/sclera
Visual acuity loss
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Infection/Purulent/pyogenic/suppurative (ex)
Class
CLASS/Eye involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Eyes/accessory (category)
CLASS/Globe (eye) disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/infection (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
Definition

Suppurative inflammation of the tissues of the internal structures of the eye; not all layers of the uvea are affected. Fungi, necrosis of intraocular tumors, and retained intraocular foreign bodies often cause a purulent endophthalmitis.

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