conjunctival diseases

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Summary: Diseases involving the CONJUNCTIVA.

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  1. Tabet R, Feldman R, Bell N, Lee D. "Bleb window"-pexy for the management of symptomatic, oversized blebs. J Glaucoma. 2009;18:546-51 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe a simple method and outcomes of remodeling dysesthetic, oversized filtering blebs...
  2. Mendoza P, Jakobiec F, Yoon M. Keratinous cyst of the palpebral conjunctiva: new observations. Cornea. 2013;32:513-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe an acquired keratinizing cyst of the palpebral conjunctiva...
  3. Ward S, Wakamatsu T, Dogru M, Ibrahim O, Kaido M, Ogawa Y, et al. The role of oxidative stress and inflammation in conjunctivochalasis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010;51:1994-2002 pubmed publisher
    ..Increased tear inflammation seemed to coexist with loss of conjunctival epithelial cohesiveness and increased collagenolytic activity, which may explain the conjunctival laxity observed in patients with conjunctivochalasis...
  4. Grixti A, Sadri M, Edgar J, Datta A. Common ocular surface disorders in patients in intensive care units. Ocul Surf. 2012;10:26-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Early diagnosis and effective treatment will help to prevent microbial keratitis and visual loss...
  5. López García J, Rivas Jara L, García Lozano C, Conesa E, de Juan I, Murube Del Castillo J. Ocular features and histopathologic changes during follow-up of toxic epidermal necrolysis. Ophthalmology. 2011;118:265-71 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate ocular surface histopathologic changes and ocular sequelae in the follow-up of patients with toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN)...
  6. Brodbaker E, Bahar I, Slomovic A. Novel use of fibrin glue in the treatment of conjunctivochalasis. Cornea. 2008;27:950-2 pubmed publisher
    ..To report on the novel use of fibrin glue in the treatment of conjunctival resection for conjunctivochalasis...
  7. Mimura T, Yamagami S, Usui T, Funatsu H, Mimura Y, Noma H, et al. Changes of conjunctivochalasis with age in a hospital-based study. Am J Ophthalmol. 2009;147:171-177.e1 pubmed publisher
    ..To assess the relationship between age and the incidence and severity of conjunctivochalasis by using the grading system for conjunctivochalasis proposed by Meller and Tseng...
  8. Kubota T, Moritani S, Katayama M, Terasaki H. Ocular adnexal IgG4-related lymphoplasmacytic infiltrative disorder. Arch Ophthalmol. 2010;128:577-84 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine the clinicopathological characteristics of patients with infiltration of IgG4-positive plasma cells into the ocular adnexa...
  9. Mimura T, Usui T, Yamagami S, Funatsu H, Noma H, Honda N, et al. Subconjunctival hemorrhage and conjunctivochalasis. Ophthalmology. 2009;116:1880-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We compared the grade of CCh between patients with SCH and control patients...

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  1. Shay E, Kheirkhah A, Liang L, Sheha H, Gregory D, Tseng S. Amniotic membrane transplantation as a new therapy for the acute ocular manifestations of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis. Surv Ophthalmol. 2009;54:686-96 pubmed publisher
    ..Significant dry eye problems and photophobia can also be avoided with this intervention. This new therapeutic strategy can avert the catastrophic ophthalmic sequelae of this rare but devastating disease...
  2. Leiker L, Mehta B, Pruchnicki M, Rodis J. Risk factors and complications of subconjunctival hemorrhages in patients taking warfarin. Optometry. 2009;80:227-31 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to identify patients with subconjunctival hemorrhage (SCH) on warfarin therapy, to describe risk factors that may contribute to SCH development, and to identify complications related to SCH...
  3. Mimura T, Usui T, Yamamoto H, Yamagami S, Funatsu H, Noma H, et al. Conjunctivochalasis and contact lenses. Am J Ophthalmol. 2009;148:20-5.e1 pubmed publisher
  4. Takamura E, Uchio E, Ebihara N, Ohno S, Ohashi Y, Okamoto S, et al. Japanese guideline for allergic conjunctival diseases. Allergol Int. 2011;60:191-203 pubmed publisher
    ..In the diagnosis of allergic conjunctival diseases, it is required that type I allergic diathesis is present, along with subjective and objective symptoms ..
  5. Li Q, Zhang X, Zou H, Peng J, Shi C, Zhou H, et al. [Epidemiologic study of conjunctivochalasis in populations equal or over 60 years old in Caoyangxincun community of Shanghai, China]. Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi. 2009;45:793-8 pubmed
    ..To investigate the prevalence and relative factors of conjunctivochalasis among people over 60 years old in Caoyangxincun community of Shanghai...
  6. Mimura T, Yamagami S, Mori M, Funatsu H, Usui T, Noma H, et al. Contact lens-induced subconjunctival hemorrhage. Am J Ophthalmol. 2010;150:656-665.e1 pubmed publisher
    ..To present the first detailed assessment of the clinical features of CL-induced subconjunctival hemorrhage and associated risk factors...
  7. Mimura T, Usui T, Yamagami S, Funatsu H, Noma H, Honda N, et al. Recent causes of subconjunctival hemorrhage. Ophthalmologica. 2010;224:133-7 pubmed publisher
    ..To assess the relationship between the incidence of subconjunctival hemorrhage (SCH) and age during each season of the year, and to examine recent risk factors for SCH...
  8. Maskin S. Effect of ocular surface reconstruction by using amniotic membrane transplant for symptomatic conjunctivochalasis on fluorescein clearance test results. Cornea. 2008;27:644-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the hypothesis that the therapeutic effect of amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) ocular surface reconstruction in the setting of symptomatic temporal conjunctivochalasis is through improved tear clearance...
  9. Rofail M, Lee L, Whitehead K. Conjunctival benign reactive lymphoid hyperplasia associated with myopic scleral thinning. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2005;33:73-5 pubmed
    ..The authors' hypothesis is that choroidal antigens are able to perfuse through thin sclera and act as chronic irritants to the overlying conjunctiva resulting in a lymphoid response and subsequent salmon patch formation...
  10. Leibovitch I, Selva D, Goldberg R, Sullivan T, Saeed P, Davis G, et al. Periocular and orbital amyloidosis: clinical characteristics, management, and outcome. Ophthalmology. 2006;113:1657-64 pubmed
    ..To present the clinical features and management outcome in a large series of patients with periocular and orbital amyloidosis...
  11. Nishida K, Yamanishi K, Yamada K, Dota A, Kawasaki S, Quantock A, et al. Epithelial hyperproliferation and transglutaminase 1 gene expression in Stevens-Johnson syndrome conjunctiva. Am J Pathol. 1999;154:331-6 pubmed
    ..We speculate that in Stevens-Johnson syndrome, epithelial hyperproliferation, and transglutaminase 1 gene expression lead to the pathological keratinization of ocular surface mucosal epithelia...
  12. Bourcier T, Monin C, Baudrimont M, Larricart P, Borderie V, Laroche L. Conjunctival inclusion cyst following pars plana vitrectomy. Arch Ophthalmol. 2003;121:1067 pubmed
  13. Stewart W, Kolker A, Stewart J, Leech J, Jackson A. Conjunctival hyperemia in healthy subjects after short-term dosing with latanoprost, bimatoprost, and travoprost. Am J Ophthalmol. 2003;135:314-20 pubmed
    ..To evaluate conjunctival hyperemia after short-term use of latanoprost 0.005%, bimatoprost 0.03% and travoprost 0.004% in normal adults...
  14. Incorvaia C, Costagliola C, Parmeggiani F, Gemmati D, Scapoli G, Sebastiani A. Recurrent episodes of spontaneous subconjunctival hemorrhage in patients with factor XIII Val34Leu mutation. Am J Ophthalmol. 2002;134:927-9 pubmed
    ..To report on the occurrence of frequent episodes of spontaneous subconjunctival hemorrhage (SCH) in patients with the Leu 34 allele of the coagulation factor XIII (FXIII), known to be associated with high hemorrhagic risk...
  15. Wang Y, Dogru M, Matsumoto Y, Ward S, Ayako I, Hu Y, et al. The impact of nasal conjunctivochalasis on tear functions and ocular surface findings. Am J Ophthalmol. 2007;144:930-937 pubmed
    ..To investigate the effect of grade 3 nasal conjunctivochalasis (NCCh) on the tear film inflammation, ocular surface findings, and tear function findings...
  16. Rauz S, Maddison P, Dart J. Evaluation of mucous membrane pemphigoid with ocular involvement in young patients. Ophthalmology. 2005;112:1268-74 pubmed
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the clinical features of young patients with MMPO and to assess the clinical outcome when compared with patients in the > 70 age group...
  17. Schmack I, Kang S, Grossniklaus H, Lambert S. Conjunctival granulomas caused by synthetic fibers: report of two cases and review of literature. J AAPOS. 2005;9:567-71 pubmed
    ..We sought to demonstrate the histopathologic and ultrastructural features of conjunctival foreign body granulomas because of synthetic fibers and to compare them to other cases published in the literature...
  18. Yokoi N, Komuro A, Nishii M, Inagaki K, Tanioka H, Kawasaki S, et al. Clinical impact of conjunctivochalasis on the ocular surface. Cornea. 2005;24:S24-S31 pubmed
    ..Also, the association of inflammation with conjunctivochalasis is examined...
  19. Eschle Meniconi M, Ahmad S, Foster C. Mucous membrane pemphigoid: an update. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2005;16:303-7 pubmed
    ..To review articles on mucous membrane pemphigoid, published between June 2004-May 2005...
  20. DeBry P, Perkins T, Heatley G, Kaufman P, Brumback L. Incidence of late-onset bleb-related complications following trabeculectomy with mitomycin. Arch Ophthalmol. 2002;120:297-300 pubmed
    ..To determine the incidence of late-onset bleb-related complications following trabeculectomy with mitomycin and to report the management and outcome of bleb leaks following trabeculectomy with mitomycin...
  21. Ruiz Moreno J, Bornay Llinares F, Prieto Maza G, Medrano M, Simon F, Eberhard M. Subconjunctival infection with Dirofilaria repens: serological confirmation of cure following surgery. Arch Ophthalmol. 1998;116:1370-2 pubmed
    ..To our knowledge, this is the fourth autochthonous case of D repens infecting humans in Spain and also the first autochthonous case of subconjunctival localization...
  22. Matharu M, Boes C, Goadsby P. SUNCT syndrome: prolonged attacks, refractoriness and response to topiramate. Neurology. 2002;58:1307 pubmed
  23. Hawkins A, Hamming N. Thermal cautery as a treatment for conjunctival inclusion cyst after strabismus surgery. J AAPOS. 2001;5:48-9 pubmed
    ..We report a new technique using cauterization under slit-lamp visualization to treat conjunctival inclusion cysts that can form after strabismus surgery. This procedure is fast, effective, and well tolerated by patients...
  24. Venkatesh P, Lakshmaiah N, Chawla R. Insect wing conjunctival granuloma. Cornea. 2003;22:489-90 pubmed
    ..To report a case of conjunctival granuloma formation in response to lodgment of an insect wing...
  25. Vishwanath M, Jain A. Conjunctival inclusion cyst following sub-Tenon's local anaesthetic injection. Br J Anaesth. 2005;95:825-6 pubmed
    ..We report the development of an inclusion cyst of the conjunctiva following this technique. The aetiology of this complication and how it can be avoided are discussed...
  26. Mahajan D, Yadava U, Khurana N, Goyal J. Primary localised nodular amyloidosis of the eyelid and conjunctiva: a case report. Pathology. 2006;38:189-90 pubmed
  27. Tseng S, Chen Y, Huang F, Jin Y. Seborrheic keratosis of conjunctiva simulating a malignant melanoma: an immunocytochemical study with impression cytology. Ophthalmology. 1999;106:1516-20 pubmed
    ..Seborrheic keratosis on the conjunctiva appears to have never been reported in the literature. The authors report here a well-documented case of seborrheic keratosis of conjunctiva clinically simulating a malignant melanoma...
  28. Jain A, Sukhija J, Radotra B, Malhotra V. Seborrheic keratosis of the conjunctiva. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2004;52:154-5 pubmed
    ..Seborrheic keratosis can simulate a malignant melanoma and should form the differential diagnosis of a malignant melanoma. Histopathology is confirmatory...
  29. Erdogan Poyraz C, Mocan M, Irkec M, Orhan M. Delayed tear clearance in patients with conjunctivochalasis is associated with punctal occlusion. Cornea. 2007;26:290-3 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the impact of punctal occlusion on ocular tear clearance and occurrence of epiphora in patients with conjunctivochalasis (CCh)...
  30. Brignole Baudouin F, Ott A, Warnet J, Baudouin C. Flow cytometry in conjunctival impression cytology: a new tool for exploring ocular surface pathologies. Exp Eye Res. 2004;78:473-81 pubmed
  31. Watanabe A, Yokoi N, Kinoshita S, Hino Y, Tsuchihashi Y. Clinicopathologic study of conjunctivochalasis. Cornea. 2004;23:294-8 pubmed
    ..To clarify the structural features of conjunctivochalasis histopathologically...
  32. Mead A, Wong T, Cordeiro M, Anderson I, Khaw P. Evaluation of anti-TGF-beta2 antibody as a new postoperative anti-scarring agent in glaucoma surgery. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2003;44:3394-401 pubmed
  33. Enzenauer R, Speers W. Teddy bear granuloma of the conjunctiva. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2002;39:46-8 pubmed
  34. Razzaque M, Ahmed B, Foster C, Ahmed A. Effects of IL-4 on conjunctival fibroblasts: possible role in ocular cicatricial pemphigoid. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2003;44:3417-23 pubmed
    ..Interleukin (IL)-4 plays an important role in both the inflammatory and fibrotic events in several human and experimental diseases. In the present study, the possible role of IL-4 in the pathogenesis of OCP was investigated...
  35. Zhang X, Cai R, Wang B, Li Q, Liu Y, Xu Y. [The analysis of histopathology of conjunctivochalasis]. Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi. 2004;40:37-9 pubmed
    ..To observe the histopathological change of conjunctivochalasis...
  36. Bodack M. A warfarin-induced subconjunctival hemorrhage. Optometry. 2007;78:113-8 pubmed
    ..Patients who are on warfarin therapy may present with a variety of ocular side effects, particularly hemorrhages. These ocular events may be the only indication that the patient is at risk for serious sequelae, including hemorrhagic stoke...
  37. Francis I, Chan D, Kim P, Wilcsek G, Filipic M, Yong J, et al. Case-controlled clinical and histopathological study of conjunctivochalasis. Br J Ophthalmol. 2005;89:302-5 pubmed
    ..In the control group, tissue was obtained from an age matched series of 24 normal subjects undergoing routine cataract surgery...
  38. Eibschitz Tsimhoni M, Schertzer R, Musch D, Moroi S. Incidence and management of encapsulated cysts following Ahmed glaucoma valve insertion. J Glaucoma. 2005;14:276-9 pubmed
    ..We are unaware of previous reports reviewing their management. The objective of this study was to evaluate the occurrence and management of encapsulated cyst formation following Ahmed glaucoma valve implant insertion...
  39. Pareja J, Kruszewski P, Sjaastad O. SUNCT syndrome: trials of drugs and anesthetic blockades. Headache. 1995;35:138-42 pubmed
    ..The essentially negative outcome of this study aids in further characterizing SUNCT as a separate disorder, and, above all, in distinguishing it from trigeminal neuralgia and the cluster headache syndrome...
  40. Rodrigues G, Sanghvi V, Lala M. A rare cause of unilateral upper and lower eyelid swelling: isolated conjunctival amyloidosis. Korean J Ophthalmol. 2001;15:38-40 pubmed
    ..Therefore, we recommend that in a patient with amyloidosis with no visual/ocular impairment, the condition should be left alone without surgical intervention...
  41. Cordeiro M. Role of transforming growth factor beta in conjunctival scarring. Clin Sci (Lond). 2003;104:181-7 pubmed
    ..This review examines the role of transforming growth factor beta in conjunctival scarring and discusses promising new ways of modifying its activity...
  42. Gulias Cañizo R, Aranda Rábago J, Rodríguez Reyes A. [Seborrheic keratosis of conjunctiva: a case report]. Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol. 2006;81:217-9 pubmed
    ..Clinically, a diagnosis of malignant melanoma was made and a wide excision of the tumor was performed. The histopathologic diagnosis was seborrheic keratosis...
  43. Chan D, Francis I, Filipic M, Coroneo M, Yong J. Clinicopathologic study of conjunctivochalasis. Cornea. 2005;24:634; author reply 634-5 pubmed
  44. Imanaka H, Taenaka N, Nakamura J, Aoyama K, Hosotani H. Ocular surface disorders in the critically ill. Anesth Analg. 1997;85:343-6 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, the critically ill often develop ocular surface disorders, especially when sedated and immobilized. A close relationship was observed between these conditions and the inability to close one's eyes...
  45. Fernández Hortelano A, Moreno Montañés J, Heras Mulero H, Sadaba Echarri L. [Amniotic membrane transplantation with fibrin glue as treatment of refractory conjunctivochalasis]. Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol. 2007;82:571-4 pubmed
    ..After no symptomatic improvement with topical treatment, surgery was carried out, with amniotic membrane transplantation and fibrin sealant...
  46. Albini T, Evans M, See R, Rao N, Marback E, de Souza M. Rosai-Dorfman disease: isolated epibulbar masses in two adult patients. Br J Ophthalmol. 2005;89:241-3 pubmed
  47. Parmeggiani F, Costagliola C, Incorvaia C, Gemmati D, D Angelo S, Tognazzo S, et al. Prevalence of factor XIII Val34Leu polymorphism in patients affected by spontaneous subconjunctival hemorrhage. Am J Ophthalmol. 2004;138:481-4 pubmed
    ..To verify the prevalence of Val34Leu polymorphism in factor XIII A-chain gene (FXIII Val34Leu) in patients with spontaneous subconjunctival hemorrhage (SCH)...
  48. Matharu M, Cohen A, Boes C, Goadsby P. Short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache with conjunctival injection and tearing syndrome: a review. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2003;7:308-18 pubmed
    ..These results offer the promise of better treatments for this syndrome, but require validation in controlled trials...
  49. Schwartz A, Albano M. Application of handheld cautery for reduction of symptomatic circumferential trabeculectomy blebs. J Glaucoma. 2010;19:497-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The functioning of the bleb was not altered in these 2 cases by this procedure. Early results show that handheld cautery may be a useful means of treating symptomatic circumferential blebs. ..
  50. Patyal S, Banarji A, Bhadauria M, Gurunadh V. Pleomorphic adenoma of a subconjunctival ectopic lacrimal gland. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2010;58:245-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The tumor was removed surgically in toto with the capsule. This is probably the first reported case...
  51. Situ P, Simpson T, Jones L, Fonn D. Conjunctival and corneal hyperesthesia in subjects with dryness symptoms. Optom Vis Sci. 2008;85:867-72 pubmed publisher
    ..05). Conjunctival and corneal sensitivity to pneumatic cool stimulation is increased in subjects with symptoms of ocular dryness. This hyperesthesia seems to be more significant in the conjunctiva. ..
  52. Atili A, Richter C, Bahn E, Rustenbeck H, Schittkowski M. [Ocular manifestations of Churg-Strauss syndrome: review article and case report]. Ophthalmologe. 2013;110:1051-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The most frequent forms of ocular involvement described in the literature are retinal occlusion and orbital pseudotumor with various degrees of expression. ..
  53. Mochizuki K, Yamada T, Mori Y, Sawada A, Mori I, Ohnishi Y. Case of atypical fibroxanthoma in the palpebral conjunctiva. Jpn J Ophthalmol. 2008;52:404-406 pubmed publisher
    ..The clinical presentation and histological and immunohistochemical studies are helpful in distinguishing between an atypical fibroxanthoma and a malignant fibrous histiocytoma. ..
  54. Efron N, Al Dossari M, Pritchard N. Confocal microscopy of the bulbar conjunctiva in contact lens wear. Cornea. 2010;29:43-52 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the capabilities of laser scanning confocal microscopy (LSCM) for undertaking qualitative and quantitative investigations of the response of the bulbar conjunctiva to contact lens wear...
  55. Quaranta L, Pizzolante T. Endophthalmitis after compression sutures for enlarged conjunctival filtration bleb following trabeculectomy. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2009;40:432-3 pubmed
    ..In the current clinical case, a severe complication of compression sutures for the treatment of over-filtering conjunctival bleb following trabeculectomy is described...
  56. Vijaya L, Manish P, Ronnie G, Shantha B. Management of complications in glaucoma surgery. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2011;59 Suppl:S131-40 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this article is to provide insight into some of those complications that will help the ophthalmologists in treating glaucoma patients in their clinical practice...
  57. Lavaju P, Arya S, Kumar B, Upadhaya P. Conjunctival rhinosporidiosis presenting as a cystic mass-an unusual presentation. Nepal J Ophthalmol. 2010;2:157-9 pubmed publisher
    ..It usually presents as a polypoidal mass. Cystic mode of presentation has not yet been reported in the literature. We herein report an unusual mode of presentation of ocular rhinosporidiosis presenting as a huge conjunctival cystic mass...
  58. Arslan S, Aydemir O, Guler M, Dagli A. Modulation of postoperative scarring with tacrolimus and octreotide in experimental glaucoma filtration surgery. Curr Eye Res. 2012;37:228-33 pubmed publisher