keratoconjunctivitis


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ker·a·to·con·junc·ti·vi·tis

 (kĕr′ə-tō-kən-jŭngk′tə-vī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva.
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Noun1.keratoconjunctivitis - inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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Keratoconjunctivitis

ker·a·to·con·junc·ti·vi·tis

n. queratoconjuntivitis, infl. de la córnea y la conjuntiva.
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[H.sub.2]S is an irritant to human tissues causing keratoconjunctivitis, lacrimation, nasal irritation, dyspnea, and coughing.
Clinical symptoms suggestive of autoimmune disease in a patient with an ILD include weight loss, fever, onset of Raynaud's after about age 40 years, gastroesophageal reflux, rash, keratoconjunctivitis sicca, arthralgias, and myalgias.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Researchers have been able to determine the part of viral keratoconjunctivitis which causes pink eye, making it possible to come up with a remedy for the problem in future.
As we get older, the eye becomes less efficient at producing tears and a condition called keratoconjunctivitis sicca can develop.
LACRISERT is indicated in patients with moderate to severe dry eye syndromes, including keratoconjunctivitis sicca.
It is well documented, however, that the gland's exeresis is one of the causes reported of iatrogenic keratoconjunctivitis sicca in dogs (FARIAS et al., 2001; ALMEIDA et al., 2004).
Dry eye syndrome, also called keratoconjunctivitis sicca or ocular sicca, is the result.
Dry eye (keratoconjunctivitis sicca) is so common in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, even in those who don't have concomitant Sjogren's syndrome, that clinicians should always consider it a possibility in RA, said Dr.
Left untreated, irritated and tearing eyes can lead to more serious problems such as blurry vision, cornea infections, and even an ocular surface disease called keratoconjunctivitis sicca.
Topical antivirals are often used for prophylaxis of keratoconjunctivitis if lesions are found around eyelids.
The study will examine the safety of ICVT when used to treat Adenovirus Keratoconjunctivitis. Henderson yesterdaysaid it was informed by its development partner Croma Pharma that all six trial centres in Austria and Slovakia had received the necessary ethics committee approval and that stocks of the treatment had been delivered.
In a generic relationship, keratoconjunctivitis is a kind of conjunctivitis, which in turn is a kind of conjunctival disease, which in turn is a kind of eye disease.