MCID: ACN019
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Acanthamoeba Keratitis malady

Categories: Rare diseases, Infectious diseases

Aliases & Classifications for Acanthamoeba Keratitis

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Sources:
45NIH Rare Diseases, 51Orphanet, 66UMLS via Orphanet, 28ICD10 via Orphanet, 37MESH via Orphanet
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Aliases & Descriptions for Acanthamoeba Keratitis:

Name: Acanthamoeba Keratitis 45 51

Characteristics:

Orphanet epidemiological data:

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acanthamoeba keratitis:
Inheritance: Not applicable; Prevalence: 1-9/100000 (Europe); Age of onset: All ages; Age of death: normal life expectancy

Classifications:



External Ids:

Orphanet51 67043
UMLS via Orphanet66 C0000880
ICD10 via Orphanet28 B60.1+, H19.2*
MESH via Orphanet37 D015823

Summaries for Acanthamoeba Keratitis

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Wikipedia:68 Acanthamoeba keratitis is a rare disease in which amoebae invade the cornea of the eye. It may result in... more...

MalaCards based summary: Acanthamoeba Keratitis is related to keratitis and cataract. An important gene associated with Acanthamoeba Keratitis is MBL2 (Mannose Binding Lectin 2), and among its related pathways is Spinal Cord Injury. Affiliated tissues include eye, heart and prostate.

Related Diseases for Acanthamoeba Keratitis

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Diseases related to Acanthamoeba Keratitis via text searches within MalaCards or GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

(show all 19)
idRelated DiseaseScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1keratitis11.2
2cataract10.1
3herpes simplex10.1
4keratoconjunctivitis10.1
5dacryoadenitis10.1
6pulmonary hypertension9.9
7keratoconus9.9
8keratopathy9.9
9trachoma9.9
10corneal neovascularization9.9
11myopia9.9
12sympathetic ophthalmia9.9
13plague9.9
14endophthalmitis9.9
15conjunctivitis9.9
16chronic fatigue syndrome9.9
17chorioretinitis9.9
18uncombable hair syndrome9.9
19acanthocheilonemiasis9.5CXCL2, MBL2

Graphical network of diseases related to Acanthamoeba Keratitis:



Diseases related to acanthamoeba keratitis

Symptoms for Acanthamoeba Keratitis

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Drugs & Therapeutics for Acanthamoeba Keratitis

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Drugs for Acanthamoeba Keratitis (from DrugBank, HMDB, Dgidb, PharmGKB, IUPHAR, NovoSeek, BitterDB):

(show all 6)
idNameStatusPhaseClinical TrialsCas NumberPubChem Id
1Polyhexamethylene biguanidePhase 110
2TetrahydrozolinePhase 1542
3Pharmaceutical SolutionsPhase 17004
4Ophthalmic SolutionsPhase 11006
5DisinfectantsPhase 1405
6Anti-Infective AgentsPhase 117220

Interventional clinical trials:

idNameStatusNCT IDPhase
1Safety and Tolerability of Preservative-free Polyhexamethylene Biguanide (PHMB) Ophthalmic Solution in Healthy SubjectsActive, not recruitingNCT02506257Phase 1
2Retrospective Study of Acanthamoebic Keratitis During the Past 10 YearsRecruitingNCT02763605

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Genetic Tests for Acanthamoeba Keratitis

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Anatomical Context for Acanthamoeba Keratitis

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MalaCards organs/tissues related to Acanthamoeba Keratitis:

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Eye, Heart, Prostate, Breast, Thyroid, T cells, Lung

Animal Models for Acanthamoeba Keratitis or affiliated genes

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Publications for Acanthamoeba Keratitis

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Articles related to Acanthamoeba Keratitis:

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idTitleAuthorsYear
1
Keratoneuritis is not pathognomonic of Acanthamoeba keratitis: a case report of Pseudomonas keratitis. (27003712)
2016
2
Clinical Course of Unilateral Acanthamoeba Keratitis in a Cosmetic Contact Lens Wearer. (26116606)
2015
3
Contact Lens-Related Acanthamoeba Keratitis and Accompanying Dacryoadenitis. (25603441)
2015
4
Acanthamoeba keratitis: a new normal. (25012982)
2014
5
Acanthamoeba keratitis: study of the 5-year incidence in Israel. (23878134)
2013
6
Bowman's layer encystment in cases of persistent Acanthamoeba keratitis. (22927735)
2012
7
Radial keratoneuritis as a presenting sign in acanthamoeba keratitis. (21887085)
2011
8
Acanthamoeba keratitis--a diagnostic challenge. (22288216)
2011
9
Clinical experience with Acanthamoeba keratitis at the cole eye institute, 1999-2008. (20539213)
2010
10
Acanthamoeba keratitis cluster: an increase in Acanthamoeba keratitis in Australia. (19723126)
2009
11
Contact lens-related acanthamoeba keratitis. (19741556)
2009
12
Painless Acanthamoeba keratitis in a soft contact lens wearer--case report. (19860131)
2009
13
Fusarium and Acanthamoeba keratitis: can a single centre detect outbreaks? (18441185)
2008
14
The application of in vivo confocal scanning laser microscopy in the management of Acanthamoeba keratitis. (17679934)
2007
15
Good visual outcome after prompt treatment of acanthamoeba keratitis associated with overnight orthokeratology lens wear. (17993830)
2007
16
Acanthamoeba keratitis related to cosmetic contact lenses. (17997788)
2007
17
Acanthamoeba keratitis. (17157149)
2006
18
Epidemiological characteristics of a Chicago-area Acanthamoeba keratitis outbreak. (16876498)
2006
19
Six-year review of Acanthamoeba keratitis in New South Wales, Australia: 1997-2002. (15670077)
2005
20
Impression cytology in the diagnosis of acanthamoeba keratitis with surface involvement. (14962424)
2004
21
Acanthamoeba keratitis in non-contact lens wearers in India: DNA typing-based validation and a simple detection assay. (15477452)
2004
22
Acanthamoeba keratitis: the role of domestic tap water contamination in the United Kingdom. (14691169)
2004
23
Delay in diagnosis and outcome of Acanthamoeba keratitis. (15221303)
2004
24
Arthrographis keratitis mimicking acanthamoeba keratitis. (15084869)
2004
25
Non-contact lens related Acanthamoeba keratitis at a tertiary eye care center in south India: Implications for eye care programs in the region. (12709670)
2003
26
Evaluation of hematoxylin and eosin and special stains for the detection of acanthamoeba keratitis in penetrating keratoplasties. (12967807)
2003
27
Recent advances in the treatment of Acanthamoeba keratitis. (12145728)
2002
28
Persistence of acanthamoeba antigen following acanthamoeba keratitis. (11222330)
2001
29
Evaluation of immunoperoxidase staining technique in the diagnosis of Acanthamoeba keratitis. (15887727)
2001
30
Laser in situ Keratomileusis Following Acanthamoeba Keratitis. (24364509)
2000
31
Patient characteristics, diagnosis, and treatment of non-contact lens related Acanthamoeba keratitis. (11004092)
2000
32
An epidemic of presumed Acanthamoeba keratitis that followed regional flooding. Results of a case-control investigation. (9715690)
1998
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Acanthamoeba keratitis with symbiosis of Hartmannella ameba. (9625566)
1998
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Successful medical treatment of Acanthamoeba keratitis. (9700010)
1997-1998
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Acanthamoeba keratitis and contact lens wear. (9371196)
1997
36
Should we be using polyhexamethylene biguanide to treat Acanthamoeba keratitis? (9267593)
1997
37
Acanthamoeba keratitis: is water exposure a true risk factor? (9001773)
1997
38
Confocal microscopy findings of Acanthamoeba keratitis. (8623881)
1996
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Successful medical therapy of Acanthamoeba keratitis with topical chlorhexidine and propamidine. (8944089)
1996
40
Chemotherapy for acanthamoeba keratitis. (7891502)
1995
41
Acanthamoeba keratitis: experience in a non-specialist microbiology laboratory. (1890209)
1991
42
Acanthamoeba keratitis. (1710209)
1991
43
Examination of hydrophilic contact lenses with light microscopy to aid in the diagnosis of Acanthamoeba keratitis. (2774043)
1989
44
Radial intrastromal lines in Acanthamoeba keratitis. Case report. (3390046)
1988
45
Elevated corneal epithelial lines in Acanthamoeba keratitis. (3046583)
1988
46
Acanthamoeba keratitis. Potential role for topical clotrimazole in combination chemotherapy. (3046582)
1988
47
Acanthamoeba keratitis. (3307898)
1987
48
Diagnosis and management of Acanthamoeba keratitis. (4037025)
1985
49
Acanthamoeba keratitis successfully treated medically. (4052364)
1985
50
Management of Acanthamoeba keratitis. A case report and review of the literature. (6093021)
1984

Variations for Acanthamoeba Keratitis

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Expression for genes affiliated with Acanthamoeba Keratitis

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Pathways for genes affiliated with Acanthamoeba Keratitis

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Pathways related to Acanthamoeba Keratitis according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

idSuper pathwaysScoreTop Affiliating Genes
19.1CXCL2, MBL2

GO Terms for genes affiliated with Acanthamoeba Keratitis

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Sources for Acanthamoeba Keratitis

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2CDC
14ExPASy
15FDA
16FMA
24GTR
25HGMD
26HMDB
27ICD10
28ICD10 via Orphanet
29ICD9CM
30IUPHAR
31KEGG
34MedGen
36MeSH
37MESH via Orphanet
38MGI
41NCI
42NCIt
43NDF-RT
46NINDS
47Novoseek
49OMIM
50OMIM via Orphanet
54PubMed
55QIAGEN
60SNOMED-CT via Orphanet
64Tumor Gene Family of Databases
65UMLS
66UMLS via Orphanet