keratoconjunctivitis


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Related to keratoconjunctivitis: viral keratoconjunctivitis, keratoconjunctivitis sicca, herpetic keratoconjunctivitis

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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Rugby players from Hong Kong might have been less aware of the risk of contracting microsporidial keratoconjunctivitis through soil or muddy water exposure than were players from other locations.
An outbreak of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis in a pediatric unit due to adenovirus type 8.
5,6) The most frequent clinical features associated with Sjogren syndrome, namely, keratoconjunctivitis sicca and xerostomia, are nonspecific and highly subjective.
A review of the Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (Dry Eye) products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources.
The clinical trial report " Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (Dry Eye) Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2015" provides data on the Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (Dry Eye) clinical trial scenario.
Evidence of molecular evolution driven by recombination events influencing tropism in a novel human adenovirus that causes epidemic keratoconjunctivitis.
Allergic conjunctivitis could be categorized as seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (SAC), which is the most common one, perennial allergic conjunctivitis (PAC), giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC), vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC), and atopic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC) (Calonge, 1999).
Keratoconjunctivitis, keratitis (dendritic ulcers) or keratouveitis can occur.
The chapter entitled "Nanoviricides - A Novel Approach to Antiviral Therapeutics" provides an in-depth presentation of the NanoViricides platform technology, evidence for how nanoviricides are believed to act plus dramatic results of nanoviricides specifically targeting certain viral diseases, such as HIV and the ocular disease, epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC).
Severe allergic keratoconjunctivitis is the main indication for the use of topical steroids in general practice.
In related conditions such as vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) or atopic keratoconjunctivitis patients with conjunctival or corneal conditions, the hyperplasia is so substantial that the 'hardened' focal regions of the palpebral surface are sufficient to essentially cause mechanical damage to the corneal epithelium and a central or more peripheral 'shield' ulcer can develop.