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Aka: Chemosis
  1. Signs
    1. Conjunctival edema
      1. Press the lower lid against the bulbar Conjunctiva
      2. Observe from lateral or medial side
    2. Associated with lid edema
    3. Conjunctival injection may also be present
  2. Associated Conditions
    1. Thyrotoxicosis
    2. Narrow Angle Glaucoma
    3. Allergic Conjunctivitis

Chemosis of conjunctiva (C0271298)

Definition (NCI) Edema of the mucous membrane of the eyeball and eyelid lining.
Definition (NCI_FDA) Excessive edema of the ocular conjunctiva.
Concepts Pathologic Function (T046)
SnomedCT 193897006, 267735001, 193896002, 359674007, 155169006, 8148005
Dutch chemosis, chemose; conjunctiva
French Chémosis, CHEMOSIS
German Chemosis, CHEMOSIS
Italian Chemosi
Portuguese Quemose, CHEMOSIS
Spanish Quemosis, QUEMOSIS, quemosis de la conjuntiva (trastorno), quemosis de la conjuntiva, quemosis
Japanese 結膜水腫, ケツマクスイシュ
English chemosis, chemosis of conjunctiva, conjunctival chemosis, chemosis of conjunctiva (physical finding), CHEMOSIS, Chemosis of conjunctiva, Chemosis, Chemosis of conjunctiva (disorder), chemosis; conjunctiva, Chemosis of conjunctiva [Ambiguous], Chemosis of conjunctiva [dup] (disorder)
Czech Chemóza spojivky
Hungarian Chemosis
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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