conjunctivitis%20-%20viral%20(pediatric)
CONJUNCTIVITIS - VIRAL (PEDIATRIC)

Viral conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva that may be caused by adenovirus, herpses simplex or Molluscum contagiosum.
Infection may cause unilateral or bilateral eye redness, foreign body sensation and follicular conjunctival reaction.

 

Conjunctivitis - Viral (Pediatric) References

  1. Tabbara KF, Hyndiuk, RA. Infections of the eye. 2nd ed. Boston: Little, Brown and Company; 1996:453-470
  2. Caparas VL, Dy-Liacco JU, Espiritu CG, et al. Handbook of cornea and external diseases: Cornea Club of the Philippines; 2000
  3. Weisbecker CA, Fraunfelder FT, Tipperman R. Physicians' desk reference for ophthalmic medicines. Montvale: Medical Economics Company Inc; 2002
  4. Rhee DJ, Pyfer MF. The Wills eye manual: office and emergency room diagnosis and treatment of eye disease. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 1999:121-122
  5. American Academy of Ophthalmology Preferred Practice Patterns Committee Cornea/External Disease Panel. Preferred practice pattern: conjunctivitis. San Francisco: American Academy of Ophthalmology; 2003
  6. MedWormhttp://www.medworm.com/rss/index.php/Pediatrics/33/http://www.medworm.com/rss/medicalfeeds/specialities/Pediatrics.xml
  7. Jacobs DS. Conjunctivitis. UpToDate. http://www.uptodate.com/. Oct 2012.
  8. American Academy of Ophthalmology Cornea/External Disease Panel. Preferred Practice Pattern Guidelines. Conjunctivitis. American Academy of Ophthalmology. http://one.aao.org/preferred-practice-pattern/conjunctivitis-ppp--2013. Oct 2013. Accessed 01 Apr 2014.
Digital Edition
Asia's trusted medical magazine for healthcare professionals. Get your MIMS JPOG - Malaysia digital copy today!
Sign In To Download
Editor's Recommendations
Most Read Articles
Pearl Toh, 21 Nov 2020
Antiviral treatment with tenofovir alafenamide fumarate (TAF) during pregnancy in highly viraemic mothers effectively prevents mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of hepatitis B virus (HBV) with no safety concerns, according to two studies presented during the AASLD 2020 Liver Meeting.