Keratomalacia: A rare eye disease that results from a deficiency of vitamin A.
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Definitions of Keratomalacia:
Softening and drying and ulceration of the cornea resulting from vitamin A deficiency; symptom of cystic fibrosis or sprue
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Keratomalacia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Keratomalacia, or a subtype of Keratomalacia,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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