acute viral conjunctivitis

a·cute vi·ral con·junc·ti·vi·tis

an epidemic inflammation of the conjunctiva marked by follicles, especially in the lower fornix; may be caused by adenoviruses, herpesvirus, and Newcastle disease virus.

a·cute vi·ral con·junc·ti·vi·tis

(ă-kyūt' vī'răl kŏn-jŭngk'ti-vī'tis)
Acute conjunctivitis marked by intense hyperemia and a watery discharge; usually caused by adenovirus types 8 and 19; considered highly contagious.
Synonym(s): pinkeye (1) .
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