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keratoconjunctivitis


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n. combined inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva of the eye. Keratoconjunctivitis sicca is dryness of the cornea and conjunctiva due to deficiency production of tears. It may be associated with systemic disorders, such as Sjögren’s syndrome, systemic lupus, systemic sclerosis, and sarcoidosis.

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