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Keratoconjunctivitis sicca print that page

Typical symptoms of keratoconjunctivitis sicca are dryness, burning [ 3 ] and a sandy-gritty eye irritation that gets worse as the day goes on. [ 1 ] Symptoms may also be described as itchy, [ 3 ] scratchy, [ 4 ] stingy [ 3 ] or tired [ 3 ] eyes. Other symptoms are pain, [ 5 ] redness | 2011/3/15 6:44:05

Kearns-Sayre syndrome print that page


This triad of CPEO, bilateral pigmentary retinopathy, and cardiac conduction abnormalities was first described in a case report of two patients in 1958 by Thomas Kearns, MD., and G.P Sayre, MD. [ 2 ] A second case was published in 1960 by Jager and co-authors reporting these symptoms in a

Corneal ulcers in animals print that page


A corneal ulcer , or ulcerative keratitis , is an inflammatory condition of the cornea involving loss of its outer layer. It is very common in dogs and is sometimes seen in cats . In veterinary medicine , the term corneal ulcer is a generic name for any condition involving the loss of the

Keratoconjunctivitis print that page


inflamed, it is called conjunctivitis . There are several potential causes of the inflammation: Keratoconjunctivitis sicca is used when the inflammation is due to dryness. ( Sicca " means "dryness" in medical contexts.) It occurs with 20% of RA patients. The term " Vernal keratoconjunctivitis

List of dog diseases print that page


This list of dog diseases is a continuously updated selection of diseases and other conditions found in the dog . Some of these diseases are unique to dogs or closely related species, while others are found in other animals, including humans. Not all of the articles listed here contain information

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A Galactosemic cataract is cataract which is associated with the consequences of galactosemia . Contents 1 Galactosemia 2 Diagnosis 3 Introduction to Galactose Metabolism 4 Galactose Metabolism: The Leloir Pathway 5 The Accumulation of Galactose and Subsequent Pathways | 2010/9/25 15:55:35

Fungal keratitis print that page

A fungal keratitis is an 'inflammation of the eye 's cornea ' (called keratitis ) that results from infection by a fungal organism. Keratomycosis is the Latin terminology equivalent of fungal keratitis - it is the fungal infection of the cornea , the anterior part of the eye which covers | 2010/9/26 7:10:06

Balint's syndrome print that page

Balint's syndrome has been found in patients with bilateral damage to the posterior parietal cortex . The primary cause of the damage and the syndrome can originate from multiple strokes , Alzheimer's disease , intracranial tumors , or brain injury. Multifocal leukoencephalopathy and Creutzfeldt | 2010/9/26 20:56:17

Aniseikonia print that page

Gr. "an" = "not" , + "is(o)" = "equal," + "eikōn" = "image" [ edit ] Causes Retinal image size is determined by many factors. The size and position of the object being viewed affects the characteristics of the light entering the system. Corrective lenses affect these characteristics and | 2010/9/25 23:14:35