Congenital alacrima.


Journal Article

A sixteen-year-old black male with congenital alacrima and deficient salivary secretion demonstrated evidence of keratoconjunctivitis sicca. The workup revealed elevated immunoglobulins and histologically normal lacrimal and salivary glands, but there was deposition of amyloid in the conjunctival stroma. The differential diagnosis of the dry eye is discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Davidoff, E; Friedman, AH

Published Date

  • September 1, 1977

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 113 - 119

PubMed ID

  • 918840

Pubmed Central ID

  • 918840

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0039-6257


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States