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Chapter-08 Trachoma

BOOK TITLE: Eye Diseases in Hot Climates

Author
1. Sandford-Smith John
2. Rajak Saul
ISBN
9781909836228
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12751_9
Edition
5/e
Publishing Year
2015
Pages
22
Author Affiliations
1. Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK; Christian Hospital, Quetta, Pakistan; Ahmadu Bello University Hospital, Kaduna, Nigeria
2. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Chapter keywords
Blindness, pelvic inflammatory disease, photophobia, conjunctival inflammatory follicles, corneal epithelium, bulbar conjunctival, superficial punctate keratitis, pannus, scar tissue, ocular tissue, goblet cells, trichiasis, trachomatous scarring, Herbert\'s pits, corneal scarring, active infection, conjunctival papillary inflammation, hyperendemic areas, unhygienic, climatic condition, vicious circle, acute infection, practolol, topical adrenaline, epilating, debilitating disease, magnifying loupes, symblepharon, Giemsa staining, chlamydial inclusion body, monoclonal antibodies, polymerase chain reaction, good hygiene, genital infection, oral treatment, vaccination, milder disease, corneal transplant, trachoma, corneal blindness, active trachoma, trachomatous trichiasis surgery, posterior lamellar tarsal rotation, eyelash destructive procedures, entropion, azithromycin, chlamydia trachomatis, topical tetracycline cream

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