An eye disorder that leads to a dry cornea.
Progressive softening and ulceration of the cornea, due to vitamin A deficiency. Blindness is usually inevitable unless the deficiency is corrected at an early stage.
An affliction of the cornea characterized by dryness with ulceration and perforation resulting from vitamin A deficiency.
A softening of the cornea frequently caused by Vitamin A deficiency.
Softening of the horny layer of the skin.
Destruction of the cornea of the eye and consequent blindness as a result of severe vitamin A deficiency.
Softening, drying, and ulceration of the cornea, usually resulting from severe vitamin A deficiency in the diet or from a disease that impairs vitamin A absorption or storage in the body (e.g., cystic fibrosis; sprue).
A progressive disease of the eye due to vitamin A deficiency. The cornea softens and may become perforated. This condition is very serious and blindness is usually inevitable.
Softening of the cornea seen in early childhood owing to deficiencies of vitamin A.