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What is Theodore's syndrome?

What is Theodore's syndrome?

  • Theodore's syndrome: A condition involving the surface of the eye and characterized by periods of inflammation of the conjunctiva - especially the part of the conjunctiva that forms the outermost layer of the whites of the eyes. The exact cause of the condition is unknown. It is important to note that roughly half of patients with this eye condition have and underlying thyroid problem or some other autoimmune condition.

Theodore's syndrome: Introduction

Types of Theodore's syndrome:

Broader types of Theodore's syndrome:

Who gets Theodore's syndrome?

Gender Ratio for Theodore's syndrome: female predominance

How serious is Theodore's syndrome?

Prognosis of Theodore's syndrome: Treatment usually helps alleviate symptoms but the condition may recur for usually one to ten years.

What causes Theodore's syndrome?

Causes of Theodore's syndrome: see causes of Theodore's syndrome

What are the symptoms of Theodore's syndrome?

Symptoms of Theodore's syndrome: see symptoms of Theodore's syndrome

Onset of Theodore's syndrome: Usually between 35 and 55 years of age but can occur at any age.

Theodore's syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Theodore's syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Theodore's syndrome.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Theodore's syndrome: see treatments for Theodore's syndrome

Name and Aliases of Theodore's syndrome

Main name of condition: Theodore's syndrome

Other names or spellings for Theodore's syndrome:

SLK of Theodore, Theodore's superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis

 

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