keratomalacia


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Related to keratomalacia: xerophthalmia, Bitot's spots, follicular hyperkeratosis
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Noun1.keratomalacia - softening and drying and ulceration of the cornea resulting from vitamin A deficiency; symptom of cystic fibrosis or sprue
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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ker·a·to·ma·la·ci·a

n. queratomalacia, degeneración de la córnea causada por deficiencia de vitamina A.
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In 26-30% of the cases, vascularization, scarring, keratomalacia and corneal involvement which may lead to blindness as a result of corneal perforation are present (2,8).
In the Madras Centre, a new feature of superimposition of keratomalacia was found in older children with ICC (1,29).