xerophthalmia

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Synonyms for xerophthalmia

abnormal dryness of the conjunctiva and cornea of the eyes

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Xerosis was associated with generalised pruritus in 44 cases (22%), Diabetes Mellitus was associated in 16 cases (8%), Anaemia in 4 cases (2%), Hypothyroidism in 4 (2%) cases, Alcoholic Liver Disease in 3 cases (1.
Synthetic 10-(H)-acridin-9-one carbohydrazide analogs (7-27) were tested against different bacterial strains including nine Gram-positive species methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Enterococcus faecalis, Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Corynebacterium diphtheria, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus saprophyticus, Corynebacterium xerosis, Streptococcus pyogene and eleven Gram-negative species Enterobacter, Escherichia coli, E.
Hard water and geography should be considered a possible factor when assessing patients with recalcitrant eczema, pruritus, or xerosis that cannot otherwise be reversed.
In addition, certain features of AD, such as xerosis, may have a different appearance in skin of color.
Keywords: Dry climate, Epistaxis, Lip chapping, Xerosis.
The following four dry skin phenotypes, including xerosis, IV, palmar hyperlinearity, and keratosis pilaris, were scored as 0 (not present) or 1 (present).
The differential diagnosis for NP includes atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, drug eruptions, herpes zoster, idiopathic pruritus and systemic disease (such as renal, cholestatic, or hematologic pruritus, or pruritus associated with malignancy), tinea corporis, tinea versicolor, and xerosis.
Xerosis and pruritus are also noted with late-stage kidney disease.
Transgender women taking estrogens experience rapid and prolonged low sebum production, resulting in xerosis and asteatotic eczema," he said.
Further, the prevalence of some dermatologic conditions increase with aging, ranging from relatively benign xerosis to potentially lethal skin cancers.
The intense heat and heightened storm activity associated with El NiNo may put Filipinos at a higher risk for various skin concerns such as skin dryness, which if left untreated may eventually lead to a skin conditioned called, xerosis.
Topical allergy treatments and antipruritics, the second and third fastest-growing dermatological products, are often used to treat xerosis and pruritus in the elderly.
These include alopecia, cheilitis or chapped lips, dermatitis, epistaxis, nail fragility, peeling rash, xerosis and pruritus, dryness of the eyes, which may result in discomfort, photophobia, blepharoconjunctivitis, and keratitis (9).
The major hallmarks of this atopic disease are xerosis, pruritus and chronic relapsing eczematous lesions of the teguments.
They also discuss decorative cosmetics; hair cosmetics and cosmeceuticals; moisturizers; cosmeceutical treatment of the nail; botanicals and cosmeceutical for sun protection; UV care; topical vitamins E, C, and ferulic acid and topical L-selenomethionine; the use of cosmeceuticals in rosacea, androgenetic alopecia, eczema, xerosis, cutaneous barrier repair, oily skin, seborrhea, seborrheic dermatitis, purpura, and vitiligo; melasma and depigmentation agents; botanical extracts; biomarine actives; analytical chemistry for botanical extracts; and the legal distinction in the US between a cosmetic and a drug.