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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Currently, its first indication that has been approved is for increasing tear production in patients with keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eye).
And life is a misery for many dogs that are affected by a chronic, painful condition called Keratoconjunctivitis sicca; commonly referred to as 'dry eye'.
Moreover, other ocular lesions have also been associated with HTLV-1, such as corneal lesions, (12) retinal vasculitis (13) and Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS).
Dogs with keratoconjunctivitis sicca, or dry eye, are at an increased risk for developing corneal ulcers because they do not produce sufficient tears to wash debris off the surface of the eye.
Comment: Some studies have found that dry eye syndrome (also called sicca syndrome or keratoconjunctivitis sicca) is associated with low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH] D) levels, although other studies were unable to confirm that finding.
Cequa is indicated to increase tear production in patients with keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eye).
The product increases tear production in patients with keratoconjunctivitis sicca. It reportedly offers the highest FDA-approved concentration of cyclosporine A and incorporates nanomicellar technology.
The condition is called keratoconjunctivitis sicca but is simply known as dry eye.
Harry was affected by keratoconjunctivitis sicca, commonly known as Dry Eye.
Current literature documents direct ocular associations that include retinopathy, keratoconjunctivitis sicca, and Mooren's ulcer.
(1) Ocular manifestations can be found in 25% of patients with RA, and include keratoconjunctivitis sicca, peripheral corneal ulceration, keratitis, episcleritis, scleritis, choroiditis, and retinal detachments.