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Clinical Classification of Xerophthalmia

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Patients with vitamin A deficiency develop a number of ocular changes that correlate with the degree of deficiency. Recognition of the clinical findings should prompt confirmatory testing and nutritional intervention in order to prevent irreversible injury.

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