Parinaud's oculoglandular syndromeplay
Medical Definition of Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome
: 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
Biographical Note for parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome
Henri (1844–1905), French ophthalmologist. In 1889 Parinaud described an infectious tuberculous conjunctivitis that can be transmitted from animals to humans. This conjunctivitis is now known as Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome.
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