Bitot's spots


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Bitot's spots

[′bē·tōs ‚späts]
(medicine)
The silver-gray, shiny, triangular spots on the cornea characteristic of xerosis conjunctivae.
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Prevalence of vitamin A deficiency in Bangladeshi population Deficiency Population-size Gender Age (Number) Night blindness 27,574 Male/Female 6-59 months Bitot's spot 27,574 Male/Female 6-59 months Corneal xerosis 27,574 Male/Female 6-59 months Xerophthalmia 27,574 Male/Female 6-59 months Nightblindness 6,827 F 15-49 years Nightblindness 2,461 F * 15-49 years Nightblindness 14,381 F ([dagger]) 15-49 years Deficiency Percentage Night blindness 0.
Vitamin A deficiency signs and symptoms: Higher percentage of mothers in group I showed Bitot's spots (3.
9% were having both Bitot's Spots and Xerosis, no Corneal Lesions were detected.