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429 Possible Causes for Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca

  • Sjogren's Syndrome

    sicca.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinically, the disease in most patients is manifested by two severe symptoms: dryness of the mouth (xerostomia) and the eyes (keratoconjunctivitis sicca).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Primary Sjögren's syndrome was diagnosed by signs and symptoms of keratoconjunctivitis sicca, positive serum anti-Ro/SSA and/or anti-La/SSB antibodies, and/or minor salivary[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sarcoidosis

    The impact of topical cyclosporine A emulsion 0.05% on the outcomes of patients with keratoconjunctivitis sicca.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

    Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), formerly known as Wegener's granulomatosis (WG), is a long-term systemic disorder that involves both granulomatosis and polyangiitis. It is a form of vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) that affects small- and medium-size vessels in many organs but most commonly affects[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Sicca Syndrome

    Forty-eight of the 248 (19%) patients developed a keratoconjunctivitis sicca syndrome between 3 and 127 months (13.8 months) after BMT.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Codes ICD10CM: M35.01 – Sicca syndrome with keratoconjunctivitis SNOMEDCT: 302896008 – Keratoconjunctivitis sicca Look For Subscription Required Diagnostic Pearls Subscription[visualdx.com] Approximate Synonyms Keratoconjunctivitis sicca Keratoconjunctivitis sicca, in Sjögren's syndrome Keratoconjunctivitis sicca, in Sj gren's syndrome Lung disease with SjÃ[icd9data.com]

  • Discoid Lupus Erythematosus

    Ocular complications associated with cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE) are less studied compared with those ones associated with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The main ocular sites involved in patients affected by discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) are eyelids followed by orbit and periorbit, the least[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Felty's Syndrome

    Keratoconjunctivitis sicca may occur due to secondary Sjögren's syndrome. Individuals with Felty's syndrome may also experience fever, weight loss, and/or fatigue.[en.wikipedia.org] Keratoconjunctivitis of Sjogren’s syndrome is the most common ocular manifestation of rheumatoid arthritis. Sicca (dry eyes) is a common complaint.[hopkinsarthritis.org] Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune condition that affects exocrine gland function, leading to a reduction in tear production (keratoconjunctivitis sicca), oral dryness (xerostomia[hopkinsarthritis.org]

  • Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca

    Aside from present complaints, keratoconjunctivitis sicca predisposes individuals to numerous complications.[symptoma.com] sicca Left keratoconjunctivitis sicca (excluding Sj?[icd9data.com] After treatment with rituximab, there was a marked improvement in their keratoconjunctivitis sicca and in other systemic manifestations of the disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis

    Hereditary ATTR amyloidosis is a progressively fatal genetic disease caused by an accumulation of transthyretin in the liver and several other organs. The diagnosis is made by biopsy and supportive imaging studies. Liver transplantation is currently the mainstay of therapy. Novel treatment strategies are being[…][symptoma.com]

  • Blepharitis

    Supportive treatments are indicated (eg, warm compresses, eyelid cleansing, and treatment of keratoconjunctivitis sicca as needed).[merckmanuals.com] sicca are often associated with this condition (3).[gpnotebook.co.uk] The initial treatment for both meibomian gland dysfunction and seborrheic blepharitis is directed toward the secondary keratoconjunctivitis sicca.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Superior Limbic Keratoconjunctivitis

    It may be associated with other diseases such as keratoconjunctivitis sicca, hyperthyroidism and hyperparathyroidism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Impression cytology has also been used in the evaluation of ocular surface diseases such as keratoconjunctivitis sicca, [8,9] vitamin A deficiency, [10] cicatricial pemphigoid[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] , [11] atopic disease, [12] superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis and mucopolysaccharidoses, vernal keratoconjunctivitis, [13] and the effect on these of various therapies.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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