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Words related to keratoconjunctivitis

inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva

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Adenovirus-associated epidemic keratoconjunctivitis outbreaks--four states, 2008-2010.
A prospective, controlled clinical study was conducted to evaluate 62 consecutively enrolled patients that were admitted to the Ankara Ataturk Training and Research Hospital between July 2013 and September 2014 with suspected viral conjunctivitis (who had at least one of the following complaints and findings: hyperemia, lacrimation, foreign body sensation, discharge, burning, follicular conjunctivitis, conjunctival hemorrhages, membrane formation, eyelid swelling, or conjunctival hemorrhages) or keratoconjunctivitis (those who had punctate corneal defects or subepithelial infiltrates in addition to viral conjunctivitis findings).
2) It is also important to consider environmental factors (warm or hot climate), in addition to ethnic background, ocular inflammatory conditions, such as vernal keratoconjunctivitis, atopy or chronic eye rubbing (see Table 1).
Epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) is a highly contagious, incurable, viral infection of the eye that may permanently damage the eye.
Material and Methods: The patients with keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) were selected from outpatient and divided in two treatment groups.
Systematic approach to managing vernal keratoconjunctivitis in clinical practice: severity grading system and treatment algorithm.
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%).
Adenoviral Keratoconjunctivitis in a Tertiary Care Eye Clinic.
2009) observed eyelid ptosis, keratoconjunctivitis and different degrees of ataxia with morbidity and mortality rates ranging from 1.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (Dry Eye) - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (Dry Eye) pipeline landscape.
Keratoconjunctivitis is thought to be due to formaldehyde contained in some of the glues used for application.
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).
Histology of the lacrimal gland in keratoconjunctivitis sicca.
USPRwire, Mon Nov 23 2015] Dry eye syndrome (DES), also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), is a multi-factorial disease of the eye caused by dryness, decreased tear production, or increased tear film evaporation.
5-1 % eye drops is used for the newborn eye infection condition called opthalmia neonatrum and superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis [11-12].