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dry eye syndrome

^ http://www.ebi.ac.uk/efo/EFO_1000906


Corneal and conjunctival dryness due to deficient tear production, predominantly in menopausal and post-menopausal women. Filamentary keratitis or erosion of the conjunctival and corneal epithelium may be caused by these disorders. Sensation of the presence of a foreign body in the eye and burning of the eyes may occur. [ http://www.ebi.ac.uk/ontology/webulous#OPPL_pattern ]

Synonyms: Dry Eye Syndromes, Tear film insufficiency

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