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K SICCAKeratoconjunctivitis Sicca (ophthalmology; form of eye inflammation)
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Immunologic markers, uveitis, and keratoconjunctivitis sicca associated with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1.
The most frequent ocular manifestation of RA is keratoconjunctivitis sicca. (8) Other reported ocular complications of RA are episcleritis, scleritis, retinal vasculitis, peripheral ulcerative keratitis, and interstitial keratitis.
Additionally, Aurinia announced plans to evaluate its proprietary nanomicellar voclosporin ophthalmic solution for the treatment of keratoconjunctivitis sicca or dry eye syndrome.
Keratoconjunctivitis sicca, better known as 'dry eye syndrome' or 'dry eye disease', is a common condition that occurs when the eyes don't make enough tears, or the tears evaporate too quickly.
A score of 3.5 or more indicates keratoconjunctivitis sicca.
Objective: To compare the efficacy of 0.05% cyclosporine eye drops with 0.1% fluromethalone eye drops on keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eye disease).
Keratoconjunctivitis sicca and primary Sjogren's syndrome in a Danish population aged 30-60 years.
[1,4] Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eye syndrome) is one of the most common ocular manifestations described in RA.
All healthy volunteers had a normal medical history and physical examination; had no symptoms of xerostomia or keratoconjunctivitis sicca; had no sialoadenitis or mass lesions in salivary glands; and were not using medications.
West Highland terriers, as they get older, are prone to keratoconjunctivitis sicca, commonly known as "dry-eye".
The diagnostic criteria for SS were reformulated in 2012 by The Sjogren's International Collaborative Clinical Alliance (SICCA) and presence of two of the following articles was stated to be significant: 1) Positive serology [(anti-SSA and/or anti-SSB) or (positive rheumatoid factor and ANA (3) 1:320)], 2) Keratoconjunctivitis sicca, Focal lymphocytic sialadenitis on salivary gland biopsy (8).
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.