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Comparing diagnostic tests for keratoconjunctivitis sicca used in this study according to ROC curve that determines the sensitivity and specificity based on normal values, we found fluorescein test to have highest and TBUT test lowest sensitivity and specificity.
Material and Methods: The patients with keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) were selected from outpatient and divided in two treatment groups.
Ocular manifestations (Table 2) were noted in 46 out of 100 patients (46%) and keratoconjunctivitis sicca was the common disease, being present in 40 patients (40%).
Immunopathogenesis of keratoconjunctivitis sicca in the dog.
This could be explained by the fact that acne rosacea, keratoconjunctivitis sicca, and meibomian gland disease are more common in female probably due to different levels of androgen and dietary supplementation.
In our case, changes in eye like keratoconjunctivitis sicca or vertical nystagmus as seen in affections of vestibulocochlear nerve were not seen.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (Dry Eye) - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (Dry Eye) pipeline landscape.
The role of inflammation and antiinflammation therapies in keratoconjunctivitis sicca.
Sjogren syndrome can be diagnosed using the new criteria proposed by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) in 2012 which requires two of the following to classify someone as having Sjogren syndrome: (1) positive serum anti-SSA/Ro and/or anti-SSB/La (or positive rheumatoid factor and anti-nuclear antibodies at a dilution >1/320); (2) minor salivary gland biopsy exhibiting focal lymphocytic sialadenitis; and (3) keratoconjunctivitis sicca with ocular staining score >3 (assuming that the individual is not currently using daily eye drops for glaucoma and has not had corneal surgery or cosmetic eyelid surgery in the past 5 years) [8].
USPRwire, Mon Nov 23 2015] Dry eye syndrome (DES), also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), is a multi-factorial disease of the eye caused by dryness, decreased tear production, or increased tear film evaporation.
Its proper name is Keratoconjunctivitis sicca ("sicca" means dry in Latin).
Treatment of patients with keratoconjunctivitis sicca with Optive: results of a multicenter, open-label observational study in Germany.