bloodshot eyes

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bloodshot eyes

A popular term for eyes that appear red due to dilation of the conjunctival vessels overlying the sclera.

Aetiology
Dry air, sun exposure, dust, foreign body, allergies, infection, trauma.

Clinical findings
Pain, burning itching.
References in periodicals archive ?
Overall, facial involvement was reported in 45.0, 21.4, and 20.0 percent, respectively, of patients with paroxysmal hemicrania, hemicrania continua, and short-lasting neuralgiform headache attacks with conjunctival injection and tearing/short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache attacks with cranial autonomic symptoms.
His body temperature was 40[degrees]C, and he had marked conjunctival injection as well as a diffuse maculopapular rash.
1 case of Fluoroquinolone resistant pseudomonas was treated with Tobramycin 0.3% eye drops and sub conjunctival injection of Gentamycin 20 mg in 0.5 ml and 1 case of S.
The pain was associated with ipsilateral conjunctival injection and tearing.
The diagnosis of leptospirosis should be considered in any patient that this sudden fever, chills, headache, jaundice and conjunctival injection, myalgia most notable in the areas lumbar and calves which constitute one of the symptoms most distinctive of the disease.
The presence of autonomic symptoms (ptosis, lacrimation, rhinorrhea, facial swelling, conjunctival injection, and pupil changes) in migraineurs and the presence of migrainous features (nausea, vomiting, photophobia, and phonophobia) in CH patients were also noted.
Eyes--Bilateral bulbar nonexudative conjunctival injection.
The American Heart Association (AHA) epidemiological definition for KD requires the presence of fever for at least 5 days and the presence of four of the following five clinical features: extremity changes, exanthematous rash, bulbar conjunctival injection, cervical adenopathy, and changes in lips and oral cavity (1).
The headache was always associated with ipsilateral conjunctival injection and lacrimation.
Visual acuity improved in all 3 eyes, with decreased corneal NV, haze, and conjunctival injection without any serious adverse events.
Clinical examination usually reveals conjunctival injection, chemosis, and corneal changes, which include branching crystalline opacities in the anterior/mid-corneal stroma associated with epitheliopathy.
SUNCT is characterized by unilateral headaches of moderate to severe, stabbing- or sawtooth-patterned pain in the orbital, supraorbital, or trigeminal distribution lasting 1-600 seconds with associated signs of autonomic dysfunction such as rhinorrhea, conjunctival injection, lacrimation, or altered pupillary size of the ipsilateral eye [4].