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Adenoviral Keratoconjunctivitis
SymptomsRed eye, discomfort/irritation, sensitivity to light, watering, blurred vision, discharge[1]
CausesViral, bacterial, autoimmune, allergic, chemicals[1]

Keratoconjunctivitis is inflammation ("-itis") of the cornea and conjunctiva; a combination of keratitis and conjunctivitis.[1] It typically presents with discomfort and irritation in the eye with sensitivity to light, excess tears, blurred vision and wanting to scratch the eyes.[1] The eye appears red, swollen and has a discharge.[1]

There are many causes including viral, bacterial, autoimmune, allergic and from chemicals.[1]


There are several potential causes of the inflammation:

Signs and symptoms


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Burrow, Michael K.; Patel, Bhupendra C. (2022). "Keratoconjunctivitis". StatPearls. StatPearls Publishing. PMID 31194419.
  2. "Merck Veterinary Manual". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2022-04-25.

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