MCID: VRN001
MIFTS: 41

Vernal Conjunctivitis

Categories: Eye diseases

Aliases & Classifications for Vernal Conjunctivitis

MalaCards integrated aliases for Vernal Conjunctivitis:

Name: Vernal Conjunctivitis 12 15
Conjunctivitis, Vernal 74
Conjunctivitis Vernal 56

Classifications:



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Disease Ontology 12 DOID:2474
ICD9CM 36 372.13
MeSH 45 D003233
NCIt 51 C34508
SNOMED-CT 69 20212001
ICD10 34 H10.44
UMLS 74 C0009773

Summaries for Vernal Conjunctivitis

MalaCards based summary : Vernal Conjunctivitis, also known as conjunctivitis, vernal, is related to giant papillary conjunctivitis and conjunctivitis. An important gene associated with Vernal Conjunctivitis is IL4 (Interleukin 4), and among its related pathways/superpathways are Innate Immune System and Cytokine Signaling in Immune system. The drugs Hyaluronic acid and Histamine have been mentioned in the context of this disorder. Affiliated tissues include eye, t cells and testes, and related phenotypes are hematopoietic system and immune system

Related Diseases for Vernal Conjunctivitis

Diseases related to Vernal Conjunctivitis via text searches within MalaCards or GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

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# Related Disease Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 giant papillary conjunctivitis 31.2 IL4 RNASE3
2 conjunctivitis 31.1 EPX IFNG IL2 IL4 MS4A2 RNASE3
3 eosinophil peroxidase deficiency 10.4 EPX MPO
4 b-cell growth factor 10.4 IFNG IL4
5 eosinophilic granuloma 10.4 EPX RNASE3
6 papillary conjunctivitis 10.4
7 nickel allergic contact dermatitis 10.4 IFNG IL4
8 large granular lymphocyte leukemia 10.4 IFNG IL2RA
9 staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome 10.4 IFNG IGHE
10 baylisascariasis 10.4 IFNG IL4
11 penicillin allergy 10.4 IFNG IL4
12 scleritis 10.4 IFNG IL4
13 cough variant asthma 10.4 IL4 RNASE3
14 sulfamethoxazole allergy 10.4 IL4 MPO
15 maxillary sinusitis 10.4 MPO RNASE3
16 egg allergy 10.4 IGHE IL4
17 inflammatory bowel disease 4 10.4 EPX IL4 RNASE3
18 hyperlucent lung 10.3 IFNG IL2RA IL4
19 proliferative glomerulonephritis 10.3 IFNG IL4 MPO
20 pulmonary eosinophilia 10.3 EPX IL4 RNASE3
21 chronic rhinitis 10.3 EPX MPO
22 uveitis 10.3 IFNG IL2RA IL4
23 allergic conjunctivitis 10.3 IFNG IL4 RNASE3
24 folliculitis 10.3 IFNG IL2RA IL4
25 collagenous colitis 10.3 EPX MPO RNASE3
26 proctitis 10.3 EPX MPO RNASE3
27 hyper ige syndrome 10.3 IFNG IGHE IL4
28 virus associated hemophagocytic syndrome 10.3 IL2 IL4
29 crustacean allergy 10.3 IFNG IL4
30 latex allergy 10.3 IGHE IL4 RNASE3
31 variola major 10.3 IFNG IL2
32 autoimmune vasculitis 10.3 IL2 IL4
33 fixed drug eruption 10.3 IFNG IL2
34 toxocariasis 10.3 IGHE RNASE3
35 omenn syndrome 10.3 IFNG IGHE IL4
36 otitis media 10.3 IGHE IL4 RNASE3
37 intrinsic asthma 10.3 IL4 RNASE3
38 conjunctival disease 10.3 IL4 MS4A2 RNASE3
39 nasal cavity disease 10.3 IL4 MS4A2 RNASE3
40 hashimoto thyroiditis 10.3 IFNG IL2RA IL4
41 nose disease 10.3 IL4 MS4A2 RNASE3
42 graves' disease 10.3 IFNG IL2RA IL4
43 st. louis encephalitis 10.3 POMC RNASE3
44 cold urticaria 10.3 CMA1 RNASE3
45 blepharoconjunctivitis 10.2 CMA1 IL4 RNASE3
46 jak3-deficient severe combined immunodeficiency 10.2 IL2 IL4
47 adenohypophysitis 10.2 IL2RA POMC
48 chronic conjunctivitis 10.2 CMA1 IL4 RNASE3
49 churg-strauss syndrome 10.2 CCL26 MPO RNASE3
50 urinary schistosomiasis 10.2 EPX IFNG IL4 RNASE3

Graphical network of the top 20 diseases related to Vernal Conjunctivitis:



Diseases related to Vernal Conjunctivitis

Symptoms & Phenotypes for Vernal Conjunctivitis

MGI Mouse Phenotypes related to Vernal Conjunctivitis:

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# Description MGI Source Accession Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 hematopoietic system MP:0005397 9.7 APP B2M CMA1 EPX IFNG IL2
2 immune system MP:0005387 9.36 APP B2M CMA1 EPX IFNG IL2

Drugs & Therapeutics for Vernal Conjunctivitis

Drugs for Vernal Conjunctivitis (from DrugBank, HMDB, Dgidb, PharmGKB, IUPHAR, NovoSeek, BitterDB):

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# Name Status Phase Clinical Trials Cas Number PubChem Id
1
Hyaluronic acid Approved, Vet_approved Phase 4 9004-61-9 53477741
2
Histamine Approved, Investigational Phase 4 51-45-6 774
3 Immunologic Factors Phase 4,Phase 2,Phase 3
4 Antirheumatic Agents Phase 4,Phase 2,Phase 3
5
Histamine Phosphate Phase 4 51-74-1 65513
6 Viscosupplements Phase 4
7 Anti-Allergic Agents Phase 4
8 Olopatadine Hydrochloride Phase 4
9 Peripheral Nervous System Agents Phase 4
10 Anti-Inflammatory Agents Phase 4
11 Ophthalmic Solutions Phase 4
12 Adjuvants, Immunologic Phase 4
13 Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal Phase 4
14 Neurotransmitter Agents Phase 4
15 Histamine H1 Antagonists Phase 4
16 Analgesics Phase 4
17 Histamine H1 Antagonists, Non-Sedating Phase 4
18 Histamine Antagonists Phase 4
19 Analgesics, Non-Narcotic Phase 4
20 Pharmaceutical Solutions Phase 4
21 Protective Agents Phase 4
22
Miconazole Approved, Investigational, Vet_approved Phase 2, Phase 3 22916-47-8 4189
23 Calcineurin Inhibitors Phase 2, Phase 3
24 Antifungal Agents Phase 2, Phase 3
25 Dermatologic Agents Phase 2, Phase 3
26 Cyclosporins Phase 2, Phase 3
27 Immunosuppressive Agents Phase 2, Phase 3
28 Anti-Infective Agents Phase 2, Phase 3
29 Anti-Bacterial Agents
30 Antibiotics, Antitubercular

Interventional clinical trials:


# Name Status NCT ID Phase Drugs
1 Clinical Evaluation of Hylo-Dual Versus Patanol in Children With Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivitis Recruiting NCT03186755 Phase 4 Hyaluronic acid 0.05% & Ectoine 2.0%;Olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution 0.1%
2 Efficacy and Tolerance of Nova22007 Versus Vehicle in Patients With Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) Completed NCT00328653 Phase 2, Phase 3 cyclosporine
3 China Red Eye Study on Allergic Conjunctivitis Active, not recruiting NCT03812952

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Genetic Tests for Vernal Conjunctivitis

Anatomical Context for Vernal Conjunctivitis

MalaCards organs/tissues related to Vernal Conjunctivitis:

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Eye, T Cells, Testes

Publications for Vernal Conjunctivitis

Articles related to Vernal Conjunctivitis:

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# Title Authors Year
1
Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia Accompanying Vernal Conjunctivitis. ( 27993267 )
2017
2
Comment on: Systemic approach to managing vernal conjunctivitis in clinical practice and severity grading system and treatment algorithm. ( 27609172 )
2016
3
Component-resolved diagnostics in vernal conjunctivitis. ( 27454864 )
2016
4
Component-resolved diagnostics in vernal conjunctivitis. ( 26342971 )
2015
5
The clinical significance of perilimbal conjunctival pigmentation in vernal conjunctivitis. ( 22237184 )
2012
6
The conjunctival flora in vernal conjunctivitis patients. ( 19845225 )
2009
7
Vernal conjunctivitis. ( 18282546 )
2008
8
Acquired ptosis secondary to vernal conjunctivitis in young adults. ( 17117097 )
2006
9
Secondary bacterial keratitis associated with shield ulcer caused by vernal conjunctivitis. ( 17102679 )
2006
10
Perilimbal bulbar conjunctival pigmentation in vernal conjunctivitis: prospective evaluation of a new clinical sign in an Indian population. ( 15097129 )
2004
11
The effect of BCG-PSN on T-cell subsets and cytokines in vernal conjunctivitis. ( 12658791 )
2002
12
Corneal hydrops associated with vernal conjunctivitis as a presenting sign of keratoconus in a Congolese child. ( 12058484 )
2002
13
Mitomycin-C and vernal conjunctivitis. ( 11097580 )
2000
14
Mitomycin-C and vernal conjunctivitis. ( 11097575 )
2000
15
Mitomycin-C and vernal conjunctivitis: Author's reply ( 11097578 )
2000
16
Mitomycin-C and vernal conjunctivitis: Author's reply ( 11097577 )
2000
17
Histamine effects on conjunctival fibroblasts from patients with vernal conjunctivitis. ( 10375437 )
1999
18
Efficacy of lodoxamide eye drops on tear fluid cytology of patients with vernal conjunctivitis. ( 10410789 )
1999
19
Impression cytology of the conjunctival epithelium in patients with vernal conjunctivitis. ( 8763308 )
1996
20
Corneal hydrops associated with vernal conjunctivitis as a presenting sign of keratoconus in children. ( 9098316 )
1995
21
Levocabastine eye drops in vernal conjunctivitis. ( 8963170 )
1995
22
Levels of prostaglandin E2 and leukotriene B4 in tears of vernal conjunctivitis patients during a therapeutic trial with indomethacin. ( 7924852 )
1994
23
Levocabastine eye drops in the treatment of vernal conjunctivitis. ( 7835196 )
1994
24
Conjunctival hyperresponsiveness to ocular histamine challenge in patients with vernal conjunctivitis. ( 1730830 )
1992
25
Effectiveness of nedocromil sodium 2% eyedrops on clinical symptoms and tear fluid cytology of patients with vernal conjunctivitis. ( 1337745 )
1992
26
Accumulation of Th-2-like helper T cells in the conjunctiva of patients with vernal conjunctivitis. ( 1825106 )
1991
27
Terrien's marginal degeneration associated with vernal conjunctivitis. ( 2012162 )
1991
28
Detection by brush cytology of mast cells and eosinophils in allergic and vernal conjunctivitis. ( 1782781 )
1991
29
Human conjunctival mast cells: distribution of MCT and MCTC in vernal conjunctivitis and giant papillary conjunctivitis. ( 2196302 )
1990
30
Adjuvant therapy of aspirin and cromoglycate 2% eye drops in vernal conjunctivitis. ( 2507808 )
1989
31
Inferior corneal ulcers associated with palpebral vernal conjunctivitis. ( 3134817 )
1988
32
Tear lysozyme and lactoferrin levels in giant papillary conjunctivitis and vernal conjunctivitis. ( 3147820 )
1988
33
New immunological findings in vernal conjunctivitis. ( 3274676 )
1988
34
Management of vernal conjunctivitis with steroid induced glaucoma--a comparative study. ( 3150371 )
1987
35
Efficacy of antiprostaglandin therapy in vernal conjunctivitis. ( 3115287 )
1987
36
Vernal conjunctivitis--a cause of corneal mucoid plaques. ( 3744222 )
1986
37
Role of disodium cromoglycate in vernal conjunctivitis. ( 3939423 )
1985
38
Vernal conjunctivitis. Model studies in guinea pigs immunized topically with fluoresceinyl ovalbumin. ( 6497752 )
1984
39
Allergen-specific immunoglobulin E antibodies in tears and serum of vernal conjunctivitis patients. ( 6334034 )
1984
40
Mucous membrane grafting for severe palpebral vernal conjunctivitis. ( 6508608 )
1984
41
Vernal conjunctivitis in the hyperimmunoglobulinemia E syndrome. ( 6240007 )
1984
42
Long-term T-cell lines from the tears of patients with vernal conjunctivitis. ( 6335182 )
1984
43
Aspirin therapy in vernal conjunctivitis. ( 6573138 )
1983
44
Mucous membrane grafting for severe palpebral vernal conjunctivitis. ( 6651591 )
1983
45
IgG specific antibodies to rye grass and ragweed pollen antigens in the tear secretions of patients with vernal conjunctivitis. ( 6824048 )
1983
46
Percentage of degranulated mast cells in vernal conjunctivitis and giant papillary conjunctivitis associated with contact-lens wear. ( 7234932 )
1981
47
Density of goblet cells in vernal conjunctivitis and contact lens-associated giant papillary conjunctivitis. ( 7236092 )
1981
48
Mast cell ultrastructure. Comparison in contact lens-associated giant papillary conjunctivitis and vernal conjunctivitis. ( 7259602 )
1981
49
Studies on histamine and histaminase in spring catarrh (vernal conjunctivitis). ( 6782024 )
1981
50
Tear histamine levels in vernal conjunctivitis and other ocular inflammations. ( 7443214 )
1980

Variations for Vernal Conjunctivitis

Expression for Vernal Conjunctivitis

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Pathways for Vernal Conjunctivitis

Pathways related to Vernal Conjunctivitis according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

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# Super pathways Score Top Affiliating Genes
1
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13.78 AOC1 APP B2M EPX IFNG IGHE
2
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13.23 B2M IFNG IGHE IL2 IL2RA IL4
3
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12.49 IFNG IGHE IL2 IL2RA IL4 MS4A2
4
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12.47 IFNG IL2 IL2RA IL4
5 12.4 B2M IFNG IL2 IL2RA IL4 MPO
6
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12.27 IFNG IL2 IL2RA IL4
7
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12.23 IFNG IL2 IL4 MPO
8
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12.13 IFNG IL2 IL2RA IL4
9
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11.98 CCL26 IFNG IL2 IL2RA IL4
10
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11.96 B2M EPX IFNG IL2 IL2RA IL4
11
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11.95 IFNG IL2 IL2RA
12
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11.91 APP IFNG IL4
13 11.88 IFNG IL2 IL4
14 11.84 IGHE IL4 POMC
15 11.75 IFNG IL2 IL2RA
16 11.74 IFNG IL2 IL4 POMC
17 11.72 IFNG IL2 IL2RA IL4 MPO
18 11.71 IFNG IL2 IL2RA IL4
19
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11.68 IFNG IL2 IL2RA IL4
20 11.63 CCL26 IFNG IL2 IL4
21
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11.61 B2M IFNG IL2 IL2RA IL4
22
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11.6 IL2 IL2RA IL4
23 11.56 CCL26 IGHE IL4
24
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11.52 B2M IFNG IL2 IL2RA
25 11.29 IFNG IL2 IL2RA IL4
26 11.2 IFNG IL2 IL4
27 11.17 IFNG IL2 IL2RA
28 11.13 IFNG IL2 IL4
29 10.78 IFNG IL2 IL2RA IL4

GO Terms for Vernal Conjunctivitis

Cellular components related to Vernal Conjunctivitis according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

# Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 extracellular space GO:0005615 9.77 AOC1 APP B2M CCL26 CMA1 EPX
2 external side of plasma membrane GO:0009897 9.56 B2M IGHE IL2RA MS4A2
3 extracellular region GO:0005576 9.47 AOC1 APP B2M CCL26 CMA1 EPX
4 secretory granule GO:0030141 9.33 CMA1 MPO POMC

Biological processes related to Vernal Conjunctivitis according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

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# Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 neutrophil degranulation GO:0043312 9.85 AOC1 B2M EPX MPO RNASE3
2 defense response to bacterium GO:0042742 9.8 EPX IGHE MPO RNASE3
3 regulation of signaling receptor activity GO:0010469 9.8 CCL26 IFNG IL2 IL4 POMC
4 response to oxidative stress GO:0006979 9.71 APP EPX MPO
5 positive regulation of tyrosine phosphorylation of STAT protein GO:0042531 9.65 IFNG IL2 IL4
6 cytokine-mediated signaling pathway GO:0019221 9.65 IGHE IL2 IL2RA IL4 POMC
7 positive regulation of T cell proliferation GO:0042102 9.61 IL2 IL2RA IL4
8 interleukin-2-mediated signaling pathway GO:0038110 9.52 IL2 IL2RA
9 positive regulation of isotype switching to IgG isotypes GO:0048304 9.51 IL2 IL4
10 negative regulation of lymphocyte proliferation GO:0050672 9.37 IL2 IL2RA
11 positive regulation of T cell differentiation GO:0045582 9.33 IL2 IL2RA IL4
12 regulation of T cell homeostatic proliferation GO:0046013 9.32 IL2 IL2RA
13 immune response GO:0006955 9.23 B2M CCL26 IFNG IGHE IL2 IL2RA
14 regulation of regulatory T cell differentiation GO:0045589 9.13 IFNG IL2 IL2RA

Molecular functions related to Vernal Conjunctivitis according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:

# Name GO ID Score Top Affiliating Genes
1 cytokine activity GO:0005125 8.92 CCL26 IFNG IL2 IL4

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