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lacrimation

 [lak″rĭ-ma´shun]
secretion and discharge of tears.

lac·ri·ma·tion

(lak'ri-mā'shŭn),
The secretion of tears, especially in excess.
[L. lacrimatio]

lacrimation

also

lachrymation

(lăk′rə-mā′shən)
n.
Secretion of tears, especially in excess.

lac·ri·ma·tion

(lak'ri-mā'shŭn)
The secretion of tears, especially in excess.
[L. lacrimatio]

lacrimation

Secretion of tears, especially excessive production as in weeping or in the presence of a foreign body or corneal ulcer. Compare EPIPHORA.

lacrimation

1. Secretion and flow of tears. 2. Synonym for weeping. See epiphora; lacrimal reflex; tear secretion.
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CRT-a recent statistical method commonly used in algorithm analysis-demonstrated that the most sensitive parameters for MwuAS diagnosis were lacrimation, facial swelling, and conjunctival injection, with high sensitivity (94.38%) and specificity (99.89%), as shown in Figure 1 and Table 4.
Lacrimation starts in sectors 7 and 8 confirming it.
This scoring system had 5 parameters, namely, sneezing, rhinorrhea, itching, congestion, and eye symptoms (itching, lacrimation, and congestion), and they were scored on a severity scale which measured from 0 to 3, where 0 = none, 1 = mild, 2 = moderate, and 3 = severe, with a maximum possible score of 15, and patients were requested to record their symptoms twice daily for 4 weeks.
All patients underwent a comprehensive ophthalmological examination and responded to the survey questionnaire, which concerned subjective symptoms such as photophobia, lacrimation, pain, and discomfort (Questions required either Yes/No response).
Reported ocular complaints from PAP therapy include gritty eyes, conjunctivitis, and lacrimation [1].
In the present study, 63.57% students experienced unpleasant smell as the first symptom, whereas excessive lacrimation was experienced as the first symptom in 19.85% students.
A prospective, controlled clinical study was conducted to evaluate 62 consecutively enrolled patients that were admitted to the Ankara Ataturk Training and Research Hospital between July 2013 and September 2014 with suspected viral conjunctivitis (who had at least one of the following complaints and findings: hyperemia, lacrimation, foreign body sensation, discharge, burning, follicular conjunctivitis, conjunctival hemorrhages, membrane formation, eyelid swelling, or conjunctival hemorrhages) or keratoconjunctivitis (those who had punctate corneal defects or subepithelial infiltrates in addition to viral conjunctivitis findings).
The disease is known as Surra locally, and is characterized by intermittent fever, progressive anemia, emaciation, edema of the dependent parts of the body, the other common clinical signs are including sweating, lacrimation, nasal discharge, hyper aesthesia, urticarial plaque formation on the skin, conjunctivitis, petechial hemorrhage, hindquarter muscles atrophy and posterior paralysis [4].
SUNCT is characterized by unilateral headaches of moderate to severe, stabbing- or sawtooth-patterned pain in the orbital, supraorbital, or trigeminal distribution lasting 1-600 seconds with associated signs of autonomic dysfunction such as rhinorrhea, conjunctival injection, lacrimation, or altered pupillary size of the ipsilateral eye [4].
Restlessness, mild colic pain, muscular tremors, lacrimation, nasal discharge and diarrhoea are also observed.
The inclusion criteria: 1.- Without lacrimation, dry eye and other ocular discomforts; 2.- The tear secretion was normal; 3.- The slit lamp examination exhibited no abnormality of punctal shape and position, conjunctivochalasis, hypertrophy of lacrimal caruncle and anterior segment inflammation, etc.; 4.- Without abnormality of eyelid medial canthus and eyelid- related diseases; 5.- Without previous surgery and trauma history in the ocular region, head and face.
Possible outcomes of this infection include conjunctivitis, lacrimation, corneal ulcers, perforation, and blindness (5), but differentiating T callipaeda infection from other ocular conditions, such as conjunctivitis-causing pathogens and allergies, can be difficult because signs and symptoms might be similar.