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Descriptor English:   Xerophthalmia 
Descriptor Spanish:   Xeroftalmia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Xeroftalmia 
Synonyms English:   Xerophthalmias  
Tree Number:   C11.187.810
C11.496.260.892
Definition English:   Dryness of the eye surfaces caused by deficiency of tears or conjunctival secretions. It may be associated with vitamin A deficiency, trauma, or any condition in which the eyelids do not close completely. 
Indexing Annotation English:   dryness of the eyes; do not restrict to the xerosis of vit A defic: use for any cause; do not confuse with DRY EYE SYNDROMES
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:   27958 
Unique Identifier:   D014985 

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