Xerophthalmia

Known as: Conjunctival Xerosis, ophthalmoxerosis, Xerophthalmia [Disease/Finding] 
Dryness of the eye surfaces caused by deficiency of tears or conjunctival secretions. It may be associated with vitamin A deficiency, trauma, or any… (More)
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2009
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2009
BACKGROUND Mikulicz's disease (MD) has been considered as one manifestation of Sjögren's syndrome (SS). Recently, it has also… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND Xerophthalmia refers to the ocular manifestations associated with vitamin A deficiency. Vitamin A deficiency can be… (More)
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2002
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2002
Knowledge of the extent of vitamin A (VA) deficiency (D) is critical for identifying high-risk populations and mobilizing… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
From January 1996 to January 1997, 321 patients with an average age of 46 +/- 16 years and chronically infected with hepatitis C… (More)
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1993
1993
The clustering of xerophthalmia within households and villages was estimated among preschool age children using data from studies… (More)
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1992
1992
Approximately 4000 preschool children in West Java, Indonesia, were examined for xerophthalmia and weighed and measured at 3-mo… (More)
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1990
1990
A case of total xerophthalmia is reported in which microvascular transfer of the submandibular gland relieved the dryness with… (More)
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1987
1987
Preschool-age rural Indonesian children were reexamined every 3 mo for 18 mo. An average of 3228 were free of xerophthalmia at… (More)
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1986
1986
Vitamin A deficiency causes blindness, increased systemic morbidity, and increased mortality among preschool children in many… (More)
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1980
1980
Among 5925 preschool-age children examined in a house to house rural field study, X1B (Bitot's spot with xerosis) and/or an… (More)
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