Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome

noun

Par·​i·​naud's oc·​u·​lo·​glan·​du·​lar syndrome ˌpar-i-ˈnōz-ˌäk-yə-lō-ˈglan-jə-lər- How to pronounce Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome (audio)
: conjunctivitis that is often unilateral, is usually characterized by dense local infiltration by lymphoid tissue with tenderness and swelling of the preauricular lymph nodes, and is usually associated with a bacterial infection (as in cat scratch disease and tularemia)

called also Parinaud's conjunctivitis

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“Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Parinaud%27s%20oculoglandular%20syndrome. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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