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Medical Term:

ultraviolet keratoconjunctivitis

 

Definition: acute keratoconjunctivitis resulting from exposure to intense ultraviolet irradiation.

Synonym(s): actinic conjunctivitis, arc-flash conjunctivitis, flash keratoconjunctivitis, ophthalmia nivalis, snow conjunctivitis, welder's conjunctivitis

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