superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis


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su·pe·ri·or lim·bic ker·a·to·con·junc·ti·vi·tis

inflammatory edema of the superior corneoscleral limbus.

su·pe·ri·or lim·bic ker·a·to·con·junc·ti·vi·tis

(sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr lim'bik ker'ă-tō-kŏn-jŭngk'ti-vī'tis)
Inflammation of superior bulbar and palpebral conjunctivae; associated with thyroid dysfunction.
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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, [11] atopic disease, [12] superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis and mucopolysaccharidoses, vernal keratoconjunctivitis, [13] and the effect on these of various therapies.
Treatment of superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis by application of autologous serum.
This is more likely to occur when there is a hypersensitivity to the toxins, and would be a limbitis or superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis (SLK) with an indirect infectious aetiology.

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