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On physical examination, the erythema is unilateral, localized, and sharply circumscribed; the underlying sclera is not visible; and the adjacent conjunctiva is free of inflammation (Wagner, 1997b).
Plasma cells, superficial surrounding macrophages and deep vessels of the conjunctiva were observed, which resulted in intense and diffuse perivasculitis accompanied or not by vascular congestion.
describe a similar image analysis technique for Hgb concentration estimation that focuses on the bulbar conjunctiva capillaries rather than the retinal vessels (20).
SCA is usually administered to the supero-temporal or infero-temporal bulbar conjunctiva under direct visualisation of the needle delivering the anaesthesia.
trachomatis could be detected, with the tools locally available, in the conjunctiva of children presenting follicles in rural areas of three different states of Mexico: Chiapas, Oaxaca, and Zacatecas.
Part of his routine skin exam involves folding the eyelids to look into the fornices of the conjunctiva, where pigmented lesions, are almost universally something bad.
Usually, when a speck of dirt flies onto the conjunctiva, lacrimal (LAK-ruh-mul) glands located inside the membrane secrete tears and mucous, says Haight.
The differential diagnosis of pigmented areas on the conjunctiva includes nevus, racial melanosis, primary acquired melanosis, secondary pigmentary deposition, and ocular melanoma.
In addition, there are reports of increased risk of several rare malignancies and proliferative lesions, including Merkel cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma of the conjunctiva, and multicentric Castleman's disease.
The surface of the white part of the eye is covered by a tissue called conjunctiva.
The condition is an allergic inflammation of the conjunctiva, the tissue that lines the inside of the eyelid and helps keep the eyelid and eyeball moist.
Glue was applied to the holes, and all holes were covered with conjunctiva by 1 month.