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Elschnig's conjunctivitis

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Chronic conjunctivitis associated with hyperplasia of the tarsal gland and the frothy secretions. Symptoms are smarting of eyes, ocular scratching sensation, photophobia, and minimal visual impairment.


  • A. Elschnig:
    Beitrag zur Aetiologie und Therapie der chronischen Conjunctivitis.
    Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift, 1908, 34: 1133-1135.

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