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Keratomalacia (VAD) malady

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Summaries for Keratomalacia

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MedlinePlus:33 Vitamin a plays a role in your vision bone growth reproduction cell functions immune system vitamin a is an antioxidant. it can come from plant or animal sources. plant sources include colorful fruits and vegetables. animal sources include liver and whole milk. vitamin a is also added to foods like cereals. vegetarians, young children, and alcoholics may need extra vitamin a. you might also need more if you have certain conditions, such as liver diseases, cystic fibrosis, and crohn's disease. check with your health care provider to see if you need to take vitamin a supplements. nih: national institutes of health office of dietary supplements

MalaCards based summary: Keratomalacia, also known as vitamin a deficiency, is related to xerophthalmia and night blindness. An important gene associated with Keratomalacia is RHO (rhodopsin). The drugs cod liver oil and vitamin a and the compounds amine and acetylcholine have been mentioned in the context of this disorder. Affiliated tissues include eye, liver and bone.

Wikipedia:65 Keratomalacia is an eye disorder that results from Vitamin A deficiency. Vitamin A is required to... more...

Aliases & Classifications for Keratomalacia

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Related Diseases for Keratomalacia

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Diseases related to Keratomalacia via text searches within MalaCards or GeneCards/GeneDecks gene sharing:

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idRelated DiseaseScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1xerophthalmia30.2RHO, DNASE1L1
2night blindness11.3
3congenital stationary night blindness11.2
4x-linked congenital stationary night blindness10.9
5retinitis10.7
6autosomal dominant congenital stationary night blindness10.6
7autosomal recessive congenital stationary night blindness10.6
8hereditary night blindness10.6
9retinitis pigmentosa10.6
10myopia10.5
11congenital stationary night blindness, autosomal dominant 210.5
12pityriasis rubra pilaris10.5
13leukemia10.5
14myeloma10.4
15plasma cell leukemia10.4
16acquired night blindness10.4
17chorioretinitis10.4
18oguchi disease 110.4
19multiple myeloma10.4
20amyloidosis10.4
21al amyloidosis10.4
22hypercarotenemia and vitamin a deficiency, autosomal dominant10.4
23fundus albipunctatus10.4
24choroideremia10.4
25congenital stationary night blindness, autosomal dominant 110.4
26congenital stationary night blindness, autosomal dominant 310.4
27night blindness, congenital stationary , 1d, autosomal recessive10.4
28night blindness, congenital stationary , 1e, autosomal recessive10.4
29night blindness, congenital stationary , 1a, x-linked10.4
30vascular dementia10.3
31dementia10.3
32bronchopulmonary dysplasia10.3
33obesity10.3
34melanoma10.3
35night blindness skeletal anomalies unusual facies10.3
36congenital stationary night blindness, type 1b10.3
37congenital stationary night blindness, type 2b10.3
38congenital stationary night blindness, type 1c10.3
39congenital stationary night blindness, type 1d10.3
40congenital stationary night blindness, type 1e10.3
41congenital stationary night blindness, type 1f10.3
42night blindness - skeletal anomalies - dysmorphism10.3
43leukoplakia10.3
44oral leukoplakia10.3
45keratoconjunctivitis sicca10.2
46pseudotumor cerebri10.2
47dermatitis10.2
48duchenne muscular dystrophy10.2
49primary biliary cirrhosis10.2
50gyrate atrophy10.2

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Symptoms for Keratomalacia

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Drugs & Therapeutics for Keratomalacia

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Anatomical Context for Keratomalacia

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MalaCards organs/tissues related to Keratomalacia:

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Eye, Liver, Bone, Pancreas, Skin

Animal Models for Keratomalacia or affiliated genes

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Publications for Keratomalacia

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Articles related to Keratomalacia:

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idTitleAuthorsYear
1
Xerophthalmia and keratomalacia secondary to diet-induced vitamin A deficiency in Scottish adults. (24513368)
2014
2
Sociodemographic features and risk factor profile of keratomalacia in early infancy. (22406941)
2012
3
360-degree conjunctival grafting for management of diffuse keratomalacia in a dog. (21521447)
2011
4
Ciliary hypertrichosis in a child with keratomalacia. (21092399)
2010
5
Use of amniotic membrane graft and corneal transplantation in a patient with bilateral keratomalacia induced by uncontrolled phenylketonuria. (17525666)
2007
6
Keratomalacia caused by psychiatric-induced dietary restrictions. (17721303)
2007
7
Equine amniotic membrane transplantation for corneal ulceration and keratomalacia in three horses. (16178841)
2005
8
Advanced keratomalacia with descemetocele in an infant with cystic fibrosis. (16009849)
2005
9
Inflammatory stromal keratopathies: medical management of stromal keratomalacia, stromal abscesses, eosinophilic keratitis, and band keratopathy in the horse. (15271427)
2004
10
Keratoplasty for keratomalacia in preschool children. (12714386)
2003
11
Keratomalacia and scurvy in a severely malnourished infant. (11860588)
2002
12
Bilateral keratomalacia in a cachectic scleroderma patient. (10692938)
1999
13
Keratomalacia in northern Afghanistan. (17492034)
1998
14
A new classification system predicting keratomalacia after trauma in vitamin A deficiency: sodium citrate does not prevent disease progression. (9220247)
1997
15
Xerophthalmia, keratomalacia and nutritional blindness. (2188921)
1990
16
Keratomalacia in a child with familial hypo-retinol-binding proteinemia. (3148050)
1988
17
Keratomalacia in Soyal fed infants. (3448023)
1987
18
Keratomalacia on a 'healthy diet'. (3516209)
1986
19
Vitamin A to prevent keratomalacia. (6149410)
1984
20
Nutritional factors in corneal xerophthalmia and keratomalacia. (7065955)
1982
21
Corneal xerophthalmia and keratomalacia. (7150067)
1982
22
Corneal xerophthalmia and keratomalacia. (7065956)
1982
23
Keratomalacia in acrodermatitis enteropathica (AE). (6796792)
1981
24
A case of total keratomalacia due to soft contact lens wearing. (7013624)
1980
25
Role of vitamin A deficiency and protein-calorie malnutrition in keratomalacia and Bitot's spots (A clinicopathologic study). (120319)
1979
26
Keratomalacia in the cachectic hospitalized patient. (986773)
1976
27
Keratomalacia. (1081744)
1975
28
Therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty in keratomalacia. (4585797)
1973
29
Keratomalacia in Haiti. (4647770)
1972
30
Clinical aspects of keratomalacia. (4647768)
1972
31
Clinical aspects of keratomalacia. (4630594)
1972
32
Surgical treatment of active keratomalacia by "covering graft". (4567293)
1972
33
Keratomalacia and intestinal helminthiasis. (4644282)
1972
34
Clinical aspects of keratomalacia. (4630593)
1972
35
Serum proteins in kwashiorkor and marasmus. 4. Cases with or without keratomalacia. (5401879)
1969
36
Necrotizing keratitis (keratomalacia) with corneal perforation and expulsive uveal hemorrhage in a new-born. (5755680)
1968
37
The evolution of keratomalacia. (5255226)
1967
38
Keratomalacia: a review of its relationship to xerophthalmia and its response to treatment. (6037438)
1967
39
Xerophthalmia (keratomalacia) in Singapore--a study. (5587801)
1967
40
Intestinal infections and ocular lesions with particular reference to Keratomalacia. (5912095)
1966
41
Keratomalacia following senile cataract extraction. (5830426)
1965
42
KERATOMALACIA IN KWASHIORKOR AND MARASMUS. (14281021)
1964
43
Protein deficiency in keratomalacia. (13364173)
1956
44
Keratomalacia: causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention. (13212074)
1954
45
A CASE OF KERATOMALACIA CURED BY PENICILLIN AND VITAMIN A. (18170469)
1948
46
Xerophthalmia and keratomalacia in children. (20257859)
1947
47
ON THE PIGMENTATION OF THE CONJUNCTIVA IN NORMAL INDIVIDUALS AND IN CASES OF KERATOMALACIA IN ADULTS. (18168928)
1931
48
AN INQUIRY INTO THE ORIGIN OF THE ABNORMAL PIGMENTATION OF THE SKIN AND CONJUNCTIVA IN CASES OF KERATOMALACIA IN ADULTS. (18168824)
1929
49
KERATOMALACIA IN SOUTHERN INDIA. (18168192)
1922
50
A Contribution to the Study of Keratomalacia among Rats. (16742953)
1920

Variations for Keratomalacia

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Expression for genes affiliated with Keratomalacia

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Expression patterns in normal tissues for genes affiliated with Keratomalacia

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Pathways for genes affiliated with Keratomalacia

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Compounds for genes affiliated with Keratomalacia

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44Novoseek, 50PharmGKB, 28IUPHAR, 24HMDB, 11DrugBank
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Compounds related to Keratomalacia according to GeneCards/GeneDecks:

idCompoundScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1amine449.2RHO, QDPR
2acetylcholine44 50 28 24 1113.2RHO, QDPR
3gtp44 2810.1QDPR, RHO
4hydrogen44 2410.1RHO, QDPR
5dopamine44 28 24 1112.0QDPR, RHO
6lipid449.0RHO, QDPR
7threonine448.9RHO, QDPR
8alanine448.7RHO, QDPR

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Sources for Keratomalacia

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3CDC
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22GTR
23HGMD
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25ICD10
26ICD10 via Orphanet
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28IUPHAR
29KEGG
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39NCIt
40NDF-RT
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51PubMed
52QIAGEN
58SNOMED-CT via Orphanet
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