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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The potential of cyclosporine-A for treating dry eye disease was initially recognized in dogs who developed spontaneous keratoconjunctivitis sicca.
The results of the study concluded that the ocular manifestations were found in a significant proportion of patients with RA of which keratoconjunctivitis sicca was the common disease.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (Dry Eye)
Keratoconjunctivitis sicca in the dog: a review of two hundred cases.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (Dry Eye) - Pipeline Review, H1 2014', provides an overview of the Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (Dry Eye)'s therapeutic pipeline.
Incidence of ocular complications in rheumatoid arthritis and the relation of keratoconjunctivitis sicca with its systemic activity.
LACRISERT is indicated in patients with moderate to severe dry eye syndromes, including keratoconjunctivitis sicca.
Dry eye syndrome, also called keratoconjunctivitis sicca or ocular sicca, is the result.
Left untreated, irritated and tearing eyes can lead to more serious problems such as blurry vision, cornea infections, and even an ocular surface disease called keratoconjunctivitis sicca.
Until now there has been no treatment for the cause of the disorder, called keratoconjunctivitis sicca, although its symptoms can be controlled, according to Renee Kaswan of the University of Georgia in Athens.