Dry eyes (keratoconjunctivitis sicca)

Dry eyes (keratoconjunctivitis sicca) is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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DDx

  • Allergic conjunctivitis
  • Chronic blepharitis
  • Age-related
  • Dry environment
  • Abnormal lipid component of tears, eg, blepharitis
  • Autoimmune disease, eg, Sjögren’s syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Xerophthalmia (vitamin A deficiency)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Pemphigoid or Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • Impaired eyelid or lacrimal gland function
  • Systemic or topical drugs

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

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