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Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis


Other Names for this Disease

  • SLK
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Prognosis

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What is the long-term outlook for patients with superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis (SLK)?

In general, the prognosis for SLK is excellent. While the symptoms may last for years, most cases go into remission or totally resolve over time.[1]
Last updated: 7/24/2012

References
  1. Oakman JH. Superior Limbic Keratoconjunctivitis. Medscape Reference. August 26, 2011; http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1194578-overview. Accessed 7/23/2012.


Other Names for this Disease
  • SLK
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