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Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca
Tree Number(s)
C11.187.183.394.500
C11.204.564.585.630
C11.496.260.394
Unique ID
D007638
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007638
Annotation
if with xerostomia or xerostomia & connective tissue dis, index as SJOGREN'S SYNDROME
Scope Note
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.
Previous Indexing
Keratoconjunctivitis (1966-1985)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS 1986-90
History Note
91(86); was see under KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS 1986-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1985/06/05
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca Preferred
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