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Bacterial conjunctivitis

MedGen UID:
3209
Concept ID:
C0009768
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Bacterial Conjunctivitides; Bacterial Conjunctivitis; Conjunctivitides, Bacterial; Conjunctivitides, Mucopurulent; Conjunctivitides, Purulent; Conjunctivitis, Bacterial; Conjunctivitis, Mucopurulent; Conjunctivitis, Purulent; Mucopurulent Conjunctivitides; Mucopurulent Conjunctivitis; Purulent Conjunctivitides; Purulent Conjunctivitis
SNOMED CT: Bacterial conjunctivitis (128350005); Purulent conjunctivitis (243321006); Mucopurulent conjunctivitis (243462001)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0006668

Definition

Inflammation of the conjunctiva caused by a variety of bacterial agents. [from NCI]

Term Hierarchy

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Leung AKC, Hon KL, Wong AHC, Wong AS
Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 2018;12(2):120-127. doi: 10.2174/1872213X12666180129165718. PMID: 29380707
Azari AA, Barney NP
JAMA 2013 Oct 23;310(16):1721-9. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.280318. PMID: 24150468Free PMC Article
Cronau H, Kankanala RR, Mauger T
Am Fam Physician 2010 Jan 15;81(2):137-44. PMID: 20082509

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Stein Gold L, Thaçi D, Thyssen JP, Gooderham M, Laquer V, Moore A, Natalie CR, Zhao F, Meskimen E, Elmaraghy H, Montmayeur S, Gallo G, Jimenez G, de Bruin-Weller M
Am J Clin Dermatol 2023 Jul;24(4):595-607. Epub 2023 May 17 doi: 10.1007/s40257-023-00792-6. PMID: 37195407Free PMC Article
Chen YY, Liu SH, Nurmatov U, van Schayck OC, Kuo IC
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2023 Mar 13;3(3):CD001211. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD001211.pub4. PMID: 36912752Free PMC Article
Aitken-Saavedra J, Maturana-Ramirez A, Fernández Moraga J, Doro Dias V, Galdino-Santos L, Pineda Flores D
Dermatol Online J 2021 Jul 15;27(7) doi: 10.5070/D327754373. PMID: 34391335
Pak KY, Kim SI, Lee JS
Cornea 2017 Apr;36(4):415-418. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000001122. PMID: 28002109
LaMattina K, Thompson L
Dis Mon 2014 Jun;60(6):231-8. doi: 10.1016/j.disamonth.2014.03.002. PMID: 24906667

Diagnosis

Varu DM, Rhee MK, Akpek EK, Amescua G, Farid M, Garcia-Ferrer FJ, Lin A, Musch DC, Mah FS, Dunn SP; American Academy of Ophthalmology Preferred Practice Pattern Cornea and External Disease Panel
Ophthalmology 2019 Jan;126(1):P94-P169. Epub 2018 Oct 23 doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2018.10.020. PMID: 30366797
Leung AKC, Hon KL, Wong AHC, Wong AS
Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 2018;12(2):120-127. doi: 10.2174/1872213X12666180129165718. PMID: 29380707
Alfonso SA, Fawley JD, Alexa Lu X
Prim Care 2015 Sep;42(3):325-45. Epub 2015 Jul 29 doi: 10.1016/j.pop.2015.05.001. PMID: 26319341
Azari AA, Barney NP
JAMA 2013 Oct 23;310(16):1721-9. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.280318. PMID: 24150468Free PMC Article
Cronau H, Kankanala RR, Mauger T
Am Fam Physician 2010 Jan 15;81(2):137-44. PMID: 20082509

Therapy

Varu DM, Rhee MK, Akpek EK, Amescua G, Farid M, Garcia-Ferrer FJ, Lin A, Musch DC, Mah FS, Dunn SP; American Academy of Ophthalmology Preferred Practice Pattern Cornea and External Disease Panel
Ophthalmology 2019 Jan;126(1):P94-P169. Epub 2018 Oct 23 doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2018.10.020. PMID: 30366797
Leung AKC, Hon KL, Wong AHC, Wong AS
Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 2018;12(2):120-127. doi: 10.2174/1872213X12666180129165718. PMID: 29380707
Alfonso SA, Fawley JD, Alexa Lu X
Prim Care 2015 Sep;42(3):325-45. Epub 2015 Jul 29 doi: 10.1016/j.pop.2015.05.001. PMID: 26319341
Azari AA, Barney NP
JAMA 2013 Oct 23;310(16):1721-9. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.280318. PMID: 24150468Free PMC Article
Cronau H, Kankanala RR, Mauger T
Am Fam Physician 2010 Jan 15;81(2):137-44. PMID: 20082509

Prognosis

Nanayakkara U, Khan MA, Hargun DK, Sivagnanam S, Samarawickrama C
Surv Ophthalmol 2023 Jul-Aug;68(4):678-696. Epub 2023 Feb 9 doi: 10.1016/j.survophthal.2023.02.001. PMID: 36764397
Schneeweiss MC, Wyss R, Chin K, Merola JF, Silverberg JI, Mostaghimi A, Schneeweiss S
Dermatitis 2022 Nov-Dec 01;33(6S):S73-S82. Epub 2022 Mar 15 doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000843. PMID: 35170520Free PMC Article
Leung AKC, Hon KL, Wong AHC, Wong AS
Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 2018;12(2):120-127. doi: 10.2174/1872213X12666180129165718. PMID: 29380707
LaMattina K, Thompson L
Dis Mon 2014 Jun;60(6):231-8. doi: 10.1016/j.disamonth.2014.03.002. PMID: 24906667
Høvding G
Acta Ophthalmol 2008 Feb;86(1):5-17. Epub 2007 Oct 29 doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0420.2007.01006.x. PMID: 17970823

Clinical prediction guides

Aitken-Saavedra J, Maturana-Ramirez A, Fernández Moraga J, Doro Dias V, Galdino-Santos L, Pineda Flores D
Dermatol Online J 2021 Jul 15;27(7) doi: 10.5070/D327754373. PMID: 34391335
Leung AKC, Hon KL, Wong AHC, Wong AS
Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 2018;12(2):120-127. doi: 10.2174/1872213X12666180129165718. PMID: 29380707
Epling J
BMJ Clin Evid 2012 Feb 20;2012 PMID: 22348418Free PMC Article
Epling J
BMJ Clin Evid 2010 Mar 15;2010 PMID: 21718563Free PMC Article
Epling J
BMJ Clin Evid 2007 Nov 7;2007 PMID: 19450350

Recent systematic reviews

Chen YY, Liu SH, Nurmatov U, van Schayck OC, Kuo IC
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2023 Mar 13;3(3):CD001211. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD001211.pub4. PMID: 36912752Free PMC Article
Azari AA, Barney NP
JAMA 2013 Oct 23;310(16):1721-9. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.280318. PMID: 24150468Free PMC Article
Epling J
BMJ Clin Evid 2012 Feb 20;2012 PMID: 22348418Free PMC Article
Epling J
BMJ Clin Evid 2010 Mar 15;2010 PMID: 21718563Free PMC Article
Epling J
BMJ Clin Evid 2007 Nov 7;2007 PMID: 19450350

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