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Ophthalmia Neonatorum

Ophthalmia Neonatorum
Ophthalmia Neonatorum

Ophthalmia neonatorum is transnatally acquired gonococcal or chlamydial conjunctivitis. Symptoms and signs of eyelid edema, chemosis, and purulent discharge develop 2 to 5 days after delivery.

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