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trachomatous

 [trah-ko´mah-tus]
pertaining to or of the nature of trachoma.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tra·cho·ma·tous

(tră-kō'mă-tŭs),
Relating to or suffering from trachoma.
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tra·cho·ma·tous

(tră-kō'mă-tŭs)
Relating to or suffering from trachoma.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Rajasekhar et al., "Conjunctival microRNA expression in inflammatory trachomatous scarring," PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, vol.
Patients with advanced trachomatous complications like trichiasis and corneal opacity were excluded from the study.
Burton, "Major Review: trachomatous trichiasis and its management in endemic countries," Survey of Ophthalmology, vol.
Harding et al., "Trachomatous trichiasis clamp vs standard bilamellar tarsal rotation instrumentation for trichiasis surgery.
Trachomatous inflammation - Pronounced inflammatory thickening of the upper tarsal conjunctiva
More than 8,900 Indians (22.7 percent of the study group) were trachomatous, with the actual number in Indian Country estimated at nearly 72,000.
We used a table of random numbers to randomly select 101 villagers, 1-65 years of age, who had follicular trachomatous inflammation and/or intense trachomatous inflammation and who resided in a trachoma-endemic region of the Lumbini Zone of southwestern Nepal.
Based on recent figures from local authorities, the major causes of blindness in Ethiopia are cataract, 49.9 per cent; trachomatous corneal opacity, 11.5 per cent; refractive error, 7.8 per cent; corneal disease, 7.8 per cent; glaucoma, 5.2 per cent.
psittaci was significantly associated with trachomatous inflammation, a precursor for scarring.
trachomatis in children's conjunctivas requires a different approach because in the early 1980s trachoma was reported in the state's Chaonil community in 24% of 475 children examined and in 8% of the trachomatous population with trichiasis (no data regarding chlamydial infections were produced) (11, 12, 33).
Because of changes in disease endemicity, active disease and trachomatous trichiasis are less correlated than they were 50 years ago; for example, active trachoma has disappeared in most areas of China, where it was once endemic.