keratoconjunctivitis


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keratoconjunctivitis

[¦ker·əd·ō·kən‚jəŋk·tə′vīd·əs]
(medicine)
Concurrent inflammation of the cornea and the conjunctiva. Also known as shipyard eye.
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Efficacy of hospital germicides against adenovirus 8, a common cause of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis in health care facilities.
Table 1 Systemic and ocular associations of KC Systemic associations Ocular associations Down syndrome Vernal keratoconjunctivitis Ehler's-Danlos syndrome Atopy Bardet-Biedl syndrome Chronic eye rubbing Ichthyosis Hay fever Marfan syndrome Contact lens wear Neurofibromatosis Noonan syndrome
Epidemic keratoconjunctivitis is a preventable disease and the message needs to get to the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Conclusion: Cyclosporine eye drops are better than fluromethalone in treatment of keratoconjunctivitis sicca.
The common ocular manifestation found was keratoconjunctivitis sicca which was found to vary from 6 to 50% in literature.
In our case, changes in eye like keratoconjunctivitis sicca or vertical nystagmus as seen in affections of vestibulocochlear nerve were not seen.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (Dry Eye), complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
The role of inflammation and antiinflammation therapies in keratoconjunctivitis sicca.
Its proper name is Keratoconjunctivitis sicca ("sicca" means dry in Latin).