What physical findings of pediatric allergic rhinitis are noted about the eyes?

Updated: Jun 04, 2021
  • Author: Jack M Becker, MD; Chief Editor: Harumi Jyonouchi, MD  more...
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Marked erythema of palpebral conjunctivae and papillary hypertrophy of tarsal conjunctivae are observed. Chemosis of the conjunctivae may be present. Patients usually have a watery discharge.

Cataracts have occurred from severe rubbing secondary to itching.

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