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Acanthamoeba Keratitis

Infection of the cornea by an ameboid protozoan which may cause corneal ulceration leading to blindness.
Also Known As:
Acanthamoeba Keratitides; Keratitides, Acanthamoeba; Keratitis, Acanthamoeba
Networked: 324 relevant articles (31 outcomes, 25 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Inflammation
3. Encephalitis (Encephalitis, Rasmussen)
4. Keratitis
5. Cysts

Experts

1. Walochnik, Julia: 7 articles (01/2015 - 03/2002)
2. Alizadeh, Hassan: 7 articles (06/2014 - 11/2003)
3. Bourcier, T: 5 articles (03/2015 - 11/2006)
4. Alizadeh, H: 5 articles (12/2006 - 01/2000)
5. Kowalski, Regis P: 4 articles (11/2015 - 10/2008)
6. Sutphin, John E: 4 articles (01/2015 - 02/2002)
7. Khan, Naveed Ahmed: 4 articles (01/2014 - 05/2007)
8. Oikawa, Yosaburo: 4 articles (07/2013 - 11/2003)
9. Tu, Elmer Y: 4 articles (12/2011 - 12/2006)
10. Neelam, Sudha: 4 articles (01/2009 - 11/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Acanthamoeba Keratitis:
1. ChlorhexidineIBA
2. polyhexamethylene biguanideIBA
3. dibrompropamidineIBA
4. NeomycinFDA LinkGeneric
5. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)IBA
6. miltefosineIBA
7. propamidineIBA
8. Contact Lens Solutions (Contact Lens Solution)IBA
9. AntibodiesIBA
10. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Debridement
2. Contact Lenses
3. Penetrating Keratoplasty
4. Corneal Transplantation (Keratoplasty)
5. Lenses