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  • A disease somewhat analogous is edema neonatorum, which is a subcutaneous edema with induration affecting the new-born.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Gonorrhea - Complications during pregnancy can include: transmission during pregnancy, infant eye infections (as a result of transmission during pregnancy), neonatal conjunctivitis and neonatal throat infection, and Opthalmia neonatorum, which is conjunctivitis in newborn acquired during the mother giving birth to the child.

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  • I resolved to know more about this eye disease with the very long name, ophthalmia neonatorum, to learn its cause, and see just how it might have been prevented.

    Five Lectures on Blindness

  • "Babies 'sore eyes," or ophthalmia neonatorum, is defined by Dr Sydney

    Five Lectures on Blindness

  • While ophthalmia neonatorum _is_ often the result of the social evil, the introduction of other pus-producing germs into the eyes at birth is responsible for a large number of cases.

    Five Lectures on Blindness

  • The social evil is largely responsible for the infections of which ophthalmia neonatorum is only one result, but since this disease comes so often from a cause which is not generally discussed, it is particularly hard to combat.

    Five Lectures on Blindness

  • It is a common belief that ophthalmia neonatorum is an indication that one or both of the infant's parents have led unclean lives, and so, until recently, it has been difficult to have all such cases reported.

    Five Lectures on Blindness

  • A child may be born with a gonorrheal inflammation of the eyes (ophthalmia neonatorum), but this inflammation is not inherited; it can only be acquired if the mother is suffering with gonorrhea while the child is being born: some of the pus in the mother's birth canal gets into the child's eyes while it passes through the uterus and vagina.

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  • The so-called _emphysema pulmonum neonatorum_ is simply incipient putrefaction.

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  • The diseases most often productive of blindness are: ophthalmia neonatorum, or inflammation of the eyes of the new-born;. trachoma, often called "granular lids", and glaucoma, and atrophy of the optic nerve.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy


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