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Acute Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitis

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.
Also Known As:
Conjunctivitis, Acute Hemorrhagic; Acute Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitides; Conjunctivitides, Acute Hemorrhagic; Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitides, Acute; Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitis, Acute
Networked: 30 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 2 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Eye Infections
2. Poliomyelitis (Polio)
3. Paralysis (Palsy)
4. Pain (Aches)
5. Keratitis

Experts

1. Burch, Maxwell A: 1 article (01/2015)
2. Anders, Edwin A: 1 article (01/2015)
3. Langford, Marlyn P: 1 article (01/2015)
4. Ekström, Jens-Ola: 1 article (10/2014)
5. Stehle, Thilo: 1 article (10/2014)
6. Hähnlein-Schick, Irmgard: 1 article (10/2014)
7. Mistry, Nitesh: 1 article (10/2014)
8. Arnberg, Niklas: 1 article (10/2014)
9. Frank, Martin: 1 article (10/2014)
10. Zocher, Georg: 1 article (10/2014)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Acute Hemorrhagic Conjunctivitis:
1. Small Interfering RNA (siRNA)IBA
2. RNA (Ribonucleic Acid)IBA
3. Piroxicam (Feldene)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Ophthalmic Solutions (Eye Drops)IBA
5. InterferonsIBA
6. Neutralizing AntibodiesIBA
7. NucleotidesIBA
8. Immunoglobulin M (IgM)IBA
9. AntibodiesIBA
10. CD55 Antigens (Decay Accelerating Factor)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Traditional Medicine (Folk Remedies)
2. Home Nursing (Nursing, Home)