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Descriptor English:   Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca 
Descriptor Spanish:   Queratoconjuntivitis Seca 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Ceratoconjuntivite Seca 
Synonyms English:   Sicca, Keratoconjunctivitis  
Tree Number:   C11.187.183.394.500
C11.204.564.585.630
C11.496.260.394
Definition English:   Drying and inflammation of the conjunctiva as a result of insufficient lacrimal secretion. When found in association with XEROSTOMIA and polyarthritis, it is called SJOGREN'S SYNDROME. 
Indexing Annotation English:   if with xerostomia or xerostomia & connective tissue dis, index as SJOGREN'S SYNDROME
History Note English:   91(86); was see under KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS 1986-90 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   28163 
Unique Identifier:   D007638 

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