Medical Definition of Spring ophthalmia

1. A chronic, bilateral conjunctival inflammation with photophobia and intense itching that recurs seasonally during warm weather; characterised in the palpebral form by cobblestone papillae in the upper palpebral conjunctiva and in the bulbar form by gelatinous nodules adjacent to the corneoscleral limbus. Synonym: allergic conjunctivitis, spring conjunctivitis, spring ophthalmia, vernal catarrh, vernal keratoconjunctivitis. (05 Mar 2000)



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