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Description:This image reveals a close view of a patient’s left eye with the upper lid retracted in order to reveal the inflamed conjunctival membrane lining the inside of both the upper and lower lids, due to what was determined to be a case of inclusion conjunctivitis, a type of conjunctival inflammation caused by the bacterium, Chlamydia trachomatis.
Inclusion conjunctivitis, also known as chlamydial conjunctivitis, is more common in newborns. Symptoms include redness of the eye(s), swelling of the eyelids, and discharge of pus, usually 5 to 12 days after birth.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Susan Lindsley
Creation Date:1978
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Links:CDC - National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases: Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
CDC - National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases: Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye) in Newborns
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