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Conjunctivitis, Acute Hemorrhagic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Conjunctivitis, Acute Hemorrhagic
Tree Number(s)
C01.375.725.250.250
C01.925.325.250.250
C01.925.782.687.359.201
C11.187.183.240.216
C11.294.800.250.250
Unique ID
D003232
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003232
Annotation
coordinate IM with COXSACKIEVIRUS INFECTIONS (IM) if pertinent
Scope Note
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.
NLM Classification #
WW 212
Previous Indexing
Conjunctivitis (1966-1985)
Disease Outbreaks (1966-1985)
Enterovirus Infections (1966-1985)
Hemorrhage (1966-1985)
Public MeSH Note
86
History Note
86
Date Established
1986/01/01
Date of Entry
1985/06/05
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Conjunctivitis, Acute Hemorrhagic Preferred
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