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Disease Dry Eye Syndromes

Name Dry Eye Syndromes
Synonyms Dry Eye Syndrome | Syndrome, Dry Eye | Syndromes, Dry Eye
Definition Corneal and conjunctival dryness due to deficient tear production, predominantly in menopausal and post-menopausal women. Filamentary keratitis or erosion of the conjunctival and corneal epithelium may be caused by these disorders. Sensation of the presence of a foreign body in the eye and burning of the eyes may occur.
Categories Eye disease
MeSH® ID D015352
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Dry Eye Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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