ID#: 3766
This image depicted a close view of a newborn’s face, revealing a condition known as neonatal conjunctivitis, or gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum, caused by a maternally transmitted gonococcal infection. The disease affects the corneal epithelium, causing microbial keratitis, ulceration and perforation.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ J. Pledger
Creation Date: 1976
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.