Vernal conjunctivitis

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Vernal conjunctivitis

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The terms "Vernal conjunctivitis" returned 11 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Sex hormones in allergic conjunctivitis: altered levels of circulating androgens and estrogens in children and adolescents with vernal keratoconjunctivitis.
 

Author(s): Marta Sacchetti, Alessandro Lambiase, Costanzo Moretti, Flavio Mantelli, Stefano Bonini

Journal: J Immunol Res. 2015 ;2015():945317.

 

Vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) is a chronic allergic disease mainly affecting boys in prepubertal age and usually recovering after puberty. To evaluate a possible role of sex hormones in VKC, serum levels of sex hormones in children and adolescents with VKC were assessed.

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2015

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[Tropical endemic limboconjunctivitis (vernal conjunctivitis) in northern Cameroon].
 

Author(s): G Koki, A Omgbwa Eballe, E Epee, S B Njuenwet Njapdunke, Y Souleymanou Wadjiri, L Bella Assumpta, C Ebana Mvogo

Journal: J Fr Ophtalmol. 2011 Feb;34(2):113-7.

 

A retrospective study was conducted in the ophthalmology unit of the Garoua regional hospital on children examined from January 2001 to December 2007. We aimed to determine the epidemiological aspects of tropical endemic limboconjunctivitis in northern Cameroon. Included were all ...

Last Updated: 21 Feb 2011

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Serum levels of soluble intercellular adhesion molecule-1, vascular cell adhesion molecule-1, and interleukin-2 receptor in patients with vernal keratoconjunctivitis and allergic conjunctivitis.
 

Author(s): E Uchio, S Ono, Z Ikezawa, S Ohno

Journal: Allergy. 1999 Feb;54(2):135-41.

 

Vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) is characterized by severe ocular allergic inflammation that may have a poor visual prognosis. Due to the high frequency of the presence of atopic dermatitis (AD) in VKC, most systemic parameters are dependent on the clinical severity of AD.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 1999

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Clinical Evaluation of Hylo-Dual Versus Patanol in Children With Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Conjunctivitis, Allergic; Conjunctivitis, Vernal

 

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2017

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Topical Tacrolimus in Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis

 

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2015

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