We also showed that sB2M can particularly distinguish pSS patients from those with sicca
symptoms but no autoimmune disease.
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Comparing diagnostic tests for keratoconjunctivitis sicca
used in this study according to ROC curve that determines the sensitivity and specificity based on normal values, we found fluorescein test to have highest and TBUT test lowest sensitivity and specificity.
Material and Methods: The patients with keratoconjunctivitis sicca
(KCS) were selected from outpatient and divided in two treatment groups.
After examination for objective evidence of sicca
complex by Schirmer test, TBUT and Ocular Staining Score (OSS), serological tests were performed.
Ocular manifestations (Table 2) were noted in 46 out of 100 patients (46%) and keratoconjunctivitis sicca
was the common disease, being present in 40 patients (40%).
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The diagnostic criteria for SS were reformulated in 2012 by The Sjogren's International Collaborative Clinical Alliance (SICCA
) and presence of two of the following articles was stated to be significant: 1) Positive serology [(anti-SSA and/or anti-SSB) or (positive rheumatoid factor and ANA (3) 1:320)], 2) Keratoconjunctivitis sicca
, Focal lymphocytic sialadenitis on salivary gland biopsy (8).
This could be explained by the fact that acne rosacea, keratoconjunctivitis sicca
, and meibomian gland disease are more common in female probably due to different levels of androgen and dietary supplementation.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Sicca
Syndrome (Sjogren) - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Sicca
Syndrome (Sjogren) pipeline landscape.
This condition may also be caused by infectious agents like Morexella bovis and sometimes due to allergy, less tear production which are referred to as Infectious bovine Keratoconjunctivitis, allergic keratoconjunctivitis and Keratoconjunctivitis sicca
As this issue of the Townsend Letter is focusing on eye conditions, it got me thinking about one of my favorite ophthalmological remedies: vitamin A eyedrops for the treatment of dry eye syndrome (also called sicca
syndrome or keratoconjunctivitis sicca