Ophthalmia neonatorum

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Abstract

Ophthalmia neonatorum is the most common infection in the first month of life and can have serious systemic as well as ophthalmic morbidity. This article discusses the differential diagnosis and treatment of conjunctivitis in the neonate. Controversies in method of prophylaxis are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)715-725
Number of pages11
JournalPediatric Clinics of North America
Volume40
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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