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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: 699 relevant articles (58 outcomes, 64 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Cysts
2. Infections
3. Keratitis
4. Inflammation (Inflammations)
5. Endophthalmitis (Ophthalmia)

Experts

1. Lorenzo-Morales, Jacob: 14 articles (11/2022 - 04/2011)
2. Walochnik, Julia: 11 articles (02/2024 - 03/2002)
3. Tu, Elmer Y: 11 articles (01/2022 - 12/2006)
4. Siddiqui, Ruqaiyyah: 10 articles (03/2024 - 09/2012)
5. Garg, Prashant: 10 articles (01/2022 - 07/2003)
6. Khan, Naveed Ahmed: 10 articles (11/2021 - 05/2007)
7. Chomicz, Lidia: 10 articles (05/2021 - 09/2010)
8. Padzik, Marcin: 10 articles (05/2021 - 09/2010)
9. Dart, John K G: 9 articles (10/2023 - 08/2003)
10. Moon, Eun-Kyung: 9 articles (03/2023 - 12/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Acanthamoeba Keratitis:
1. ChlorhexidineIBA
2. polihexanideIBA
3. Ophthalmic Solutions (Eye Drops)IBA
4. Voriconazole (Vfend)FDA LinkGeneric
5. miltefosine (Impavido)IBA
6. propamidineIBA
7. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)IBA
8. Contact Lens Solutions (Contact Lens Solution)IBA
9. dibrompropamidineIBA
10. NeomycinFDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Therapeutics
2. Contact Lenses
3. Penetrating Keratoplasty
4. Debridement
5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)