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Arcus Senilis

A corneal disease in which there is a deposition of phospholipid and cholesterol in the corneal stroma and anterior sclera.
Also Known As:
Arcus, Corneal; Corneal Arcus
Networked: 70 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 2 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Cardiovascular Diseases (Cardiovascular Disease)
2. Xanthomatosis (Xanthoma)
3. Coronary Disease (Coronary Heart Disease)
4. Atherosclerosis
5. Neoplasms (Cancer)

Experts

1. Menotti, Alessandro: 4 articles (01/2013 - 10/2005)
2. Lanti, Mariapaola: 3 articles (01/2013 - 10/2005)
3. Maiani, Giuseppe: 3 articles (01/2013 - 10/2005)
4. Schaefer, Ernst J: 2 articles (08/2014 - 02/2008)
5. Asztalos, Bela F: 2 articles (08/2014 - 02/2008)
6. Polisecki, Eliana: 2 articles (08/2014 - 02/2008)
7. Puddu, Paolo Emilio: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2012)
8. Wong, Tien Yin: 2 articles (11/2011 - 10/2010)
9. Wu, Renyi: 2 articles (11/2011 - 10/2010)
10. Tai, E Shyong: 2 articles (11/2011 - 10/2010)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Arcus Senilis:
1. CholesterolIBA
2. Insulin (Novolin)FDA Link
3. HDL CholesterolIBA
4. Lipoproteins (Lipoprotein)IBA
5. LipidsIBA
6. LDL CholesterolIBA
7. Apolipoprotein A-I (Apolipoprotein A1)IBA
8. Lipid AIBA
9. Glucose (Dextrose)FDA LinkGeneric
06/01/2002 - "No association between corneal arcus and fasting plasma glucose was found in all ages and both sexes. "
06/01/2002 - "The presence of corneal arcus was determined by hand-held slitlamp, serum lipids and serum plasma glucose collected on the same day as corneal arcus detection. "
12/01/1983 - "No associations were found between corneal arcus and other coronary artery disease risk factors such as triglyceride, high-density lipoprotein, very low-density lipoprotein, weight, Quetelet's ratio, glucose, and smoking."
01/01/1986 - "There was no consistent univariate association of xanthelasma and corneal arcus with smoking, alcohol consumption, blood pressure, obesity, sedentary lifestyle, family history of ischemic heart disease, or glucose and uric acid plasma concentrations. "
10/01/2010 - "After adjustment for age, gender, total cholesterol, serum glucose, and current smoking, many cardiovascular risk factors significantly associated with corneal arcus, including male gender (odds ratio [OR] 1.65, 95% confidence interval [CI] 1.27-2.03), older age (per 10 years, OR 4.49, 95% CI 3.91-5.15), higher body mass index (per kg/m(2), OR 1.02, 95% CI 1.00-1.04), higher levels of CRP (per 10 mg/L, OR 1.36, 95% CI 1.13-1.64), total cholesterol (per mmol/L, OR 1.21, 95% CI 1.11-1.32), low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (per mmol/L, OR 1.94, 95% CI 1.38-2.74), presence of peripheral artery disease (OR 3.85, 95% CI 1.29-11.5), chronic kidney disease (OR 1.14, 95% CI 1.03-1.38), and current smoking (OR 1.29, 95% CI 1.02-1.69). "
10. Triglycerides (Triacylglycerol)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Dilatation and Curettage (D&C)
2. Anesthesia