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EtiopathogenesisThis section has been translated automatically.
Allergic conjunctivitis is a classic type I allergy in which the antigen-antibody reaction immediately releases inflammatory mediators such as histamine, which leads to an increase in capillary permeability with lacrimation, foreign body sensation, stinging, burning and photophobia.
Clinical featuresThis section has been translated automatically.
"Red eye" by intensified injection of the conjunctival vessels. Increased aqueous, mucous or purulent secretion. photophobia, tears. In case of keratoconjunctivitis: crampy eyelid closure.
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