xerophthalmia

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Synonyms for xerophthalmia

abnormal dryness of the conjunctiva and cornea of the eyes

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2011) Randomized, double-blind study with glycerol and paraffin in uremic xerosis.
Xerosis and pruritus: Apply highly occlusive emollients; these may be mixed with 10%-20% urea or 12% lactic acid to aid desquamation.
Xerosis and pruritus in the elderly: recognition and management.
Reddish and flaccid vesicles, xerosis, symblepharon, and conjunctival scars can appear.
9% were having both Bitot's Spots and Xerosis, no Corneal Lesions were detected.
xerosis G676, G3375 Ehrlichia chaffeensis Flavobacterium meningosepticum Haemophilus influenzae strains KC 818A, KC 1050B, KC 1051C, KC 819D, KC 528E, KC 529F Kingella kingae Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 Mycobacterium tuberculosis Proteus mirabilis Pseudomonas aeruginosa Staphylococcus aureus A S.
This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Xerosis (Dry Skin), complete with latest updates, and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
Along with poor growth and increased mortality, (6) clinical consequences of vitamin A deficiency (VAD) also include impaired dark adaptation, (7) in addition to conjunctival and corneal xerosis.
Teratogenicity is the best-known serious adverse effect, and the risk of 'retinoid embryopathy' is as high as for thalidomide; mucocutaneous side-effects include initial worsening of acne, xerosis and cheilitis, retinoid dermatitis, and staphylococcal infections of the skin; ocular complications include dry eyes that can persist indefinitely; and severe depression can occur as a rare and idiosyncratic event requiring prompt attention.
Eczematiform lesions (defined as xerosis and pruriginous, ill-limited plaques with erythematous or squamous macules or vesicles) were noted in 23 patients.
xerosis Yes (10) No Dialister (a) Yes (5) No Enterococcus E.
Xerosis was the next common [10 % (35)] diagnosis of which 40 % (14) cases were in Cat-1 (non HAART) and 60% (21) in cat-2.
They are indicated for hyperkeratotic conditions such as dry rough skin, dermatitis, psoriasis, xerosis, ichthyosis, eczema, keratosis pilaris, keratosis palmaris, keratoderma, corns and calluses and damaged and devitalized nails.