TABLE 3.

Signs and symptoms of Acanthamoeba infectionsa

Symptoms of infection of:
CNSEyes (AK)
HeadacheEyelid ptosis
Mental status abnormalitiesConjunctival hyperemia
SeizuresPhotophobia
Stiff neckWatering (tearing)
IrritabilityBlurred vision
Nausea and vomitingOcular pain
HemiparesisCorneal ring
Cranial nerve palsiesPerineural infiltrates
HallucinationsOpacities
Gait ataxisLoose corneal epithelium
DiplopiaIrritation
Photophobia
Sleep disturbances
Anorexia
Babinski's sign
Kernig's sign
  • a Data from references 265 and 286.