Adenovirus Infections

Clinical Manifestations of¬†Adenovirus Infections Adenovirus infections of the upper respiratory tract are common and, although often subclinical, can result in symptoms of the common cold, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, otitis media, and pharyngoconjunctival fever. Life threatening disseminated infection, severe pneumonia, hepatitis, meningitis, and encephalitis occur occasionally, especially among young infants and immunocompromised hosts. Apart from respiratory involvement,… Read More Adenovirus Infections

Meningitis

Meningitis is a bacterial infection of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord (meninges). It is the inflammation of the lining around the brain and spinal cord. They can become inflamed when an infection occurs in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) surrounding these membranes. Other things such as medications, tumours, and chemical exposure can also… Read More Meningitis

Lacrimal Canaliculitis (Canniculitis) results in Watery Eyes, Red eyes, Discharge, Tenderness on the affected side

Eye Disease Lacrimal canaliculitis (also called canniculitis) is when the tear (lacrimal) drainage system, specifically, the canaliculus, gets inflamed, causing a blockage. This blockage causes the tears in your eye to reflux back into the eye, spilling over and causing watery eyes (epiphora). It is an infection that can be caused by bacteria, fungi, or… Read More Lacrimal Canaliculitis (Canniculitis) results in Watery Eyes, Red eyes, Discharge, Tenderness on the affected side