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Disease Conjunctivitis, Acute Hemorrhagic

Name Conjunctivitis, Acute Hemorrhagic
Synonyms Acute Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitides | Acute Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitis | Conjunctivitides, Acute Hemorrhagic | Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitides, Acute | Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitis, Acute
Definition A highly contagious disease characterized by subconjunctival hemorrhage, sudden swelling of the eyelids and congestion, redness, and pain in the eye. Epidemic conjunctivitis caused by Enterovirus 70 (EV-70) was first described in Africa in 1969. It is caused also by Coxsackievirus A24 variant (CA24v). Epidemics by this organism have appeared most frequently in Asia.
Categories Eye disease | Viral disease
MeSH® ID D003232
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1. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Eye Infections, Viral Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Conjunctivitis, Viral Conjunctivitis, Acute Hemorrhagic
2. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references RNA Virus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Picornaviridae Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Enterovirus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Conjunctivitis, Acute Hemorrhagic
3. DiseasesEye Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Conjunctival Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Conjunctivitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Conjunctivitis, Viral Conjunctivitis, Acute Hemorrhagic
4. DiseasesEye Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Eye Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Eye Infections, Viral Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Conjunctivitis, Viral Conjunctivitis, Acute Hemorrhagic

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