epidemic keratoconjunctivitis

Known as: KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS, EPIDEMIC, Shipyard eye, keratoconjunctivitis virus 
Keratoconjunctivitis resulting from infection by adenoviruses.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Adenovirus type 37 (Ad37) is a leading cause of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC), a severe and highly contagious ocular… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
In 2000, we encountered cases of nosocomial infections with epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) at a university hospital in Kobe… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Subgroup D adenovirus (Ad) types 8, 19, and 37 (Ad8, -19, and -37, respectively) are causative agents of epidemic… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Dry eye disease, or keratoconjunctivitis sicca, is among the most frequently established diagnoses in ophthalmology; in Germany… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid and Stevens-Johnson syndrome often cause ocular damage and blindness not amenable to… (More)
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1996
1996
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine if the implementation of a formal set of infection-control policy and… (More)
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1993
1993
Epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) due to adenovirus type 8 affected 126 (7%) of 1870 ophthalmology clinic patients during an… (More)
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1990
1990
Two case reports are presented in which patients with epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) develop symblepharon during the course… (More)
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1988
1988
Epiphora is a common symptom associated with the acute phase of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC). Reflex lacrimal secretion… (More)
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1978
1978
Two years after typical signs and symptoms of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis developed in a 67-year-old woman, in whom locally… (More)
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