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complications of pinkeye, what disease can pinkeye cause

complications of pinkeye, what disease can pinkeye cause


Complications of pinkeye

Common complications: conjunctivitis catarrhal conjunctivitis

Subconjunctival hemorrhage may occur in patients with severe illness. Conjunctivitis caused by pneumococcus and Haemophilus influenzae type III (Koch-Weeks Bacillus) can cover the surface of eyelid conjunctiva with a pseudomembrane. Haemophilus influenzae type III infection can also be accompanied by catarrh marginal corneal invasion or ulcer.

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