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Noun1.chemosis - edema of the mucous membrane of the eyeball and eyelid lining
dropsy, edema, hydrops, oedema - swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
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Clinical signs 1 Conjunctival and relapsing lesions in both eyes 2 Mild scleritis, proliferative eye lesions 3 Episcleral swelling and vascular congestion, squinting, scleral indentation in the temporal fundus 4 Inflammatory conjunctival follicles, mild epiphora, mild diffuse conjunctival hyperemia, episcleral 5 Moderate blepharospasm and conjunctival hyperemia 6 Moderate chemosis, episcleral flocculent mass 7 Chronic waxing/waning episcleral mass 8 Chronic conjunctivitis, superficial keratitis, episcleral mass, chemosis
Mucoid discharge, chemosis, and conjunctival hyperemia with trace aqueous flare, indicating anterior uveitis, in the anterior chamber were evident on ophthalmic examination.
7,9) This complex series of events lead to the acute signs and symptoms associated with SAC, which are often bilateral and include diffuse conjunctival hyperaemia, chemosis, eyelid swelling, and occasionally papillae on the palpebral conjunctiva (see Figures 1 and 2, page 54).
The left eye had a partial ophthalmoplegia with a partial lateral rectus palsy, ptosis, proptosis, chemosis, and periorbital edema.
2,68-81) The most common reactions included periorbital edema and erythema, conjunctival chemosis, itch or pain, proptosis, angioedema, and restriction of eye movements (ranging from mild to total ophthalmoplegia).
This ophthalmic formulation has a beneficial effect on the damaged epithelial surface of eyes with minimal side effects, such as chemosis (i.
The authors concluded that fluticasone was not as effective as artificial tears for the reduction of itching, redness, and chemosis.
Graves ophthalmopathy connotes a process clinically characterized by eyelid retraction, proptosis, conjunctival exposure, ocular injection, ocular chemosis, corneal compromise, extraocular muscle infiltration, and fibrosis with the potential for compressive optic neuropathy.
A 24-year-old man presented with facial swelling, an almost complete bilateral opthalmoplegia and chemosis, and a left dense hemiplegia of sudden onset.
Assessment of subconjunctival haemorrhage and chemosis was made by the surgeon.
For objective signs (conjunctival erythema/hyperhemia, conjunctival chemosis and discharge, papillae, limbal infiltrates and corneal epithelial disease), there was a statistically significant difference between both concentrations of Vekacia(R) and the vehicle treatment (p=0.