My baby’s eye is all red!

Author: Ali Abdall-Razak / Editor: Sarah Edwards / Codes: / Published: 04/04/2022

A new mum brings her 2-week-old baby boy in with her and says she is worried about him. On assessment, you notice his right eye is red, with mild swelling of his eyelids. There is a pus-like discharge from the eye. He is systemically well. You diagnose ophthalmia neonatorum.

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