Bitot's spots

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Bitot's spots
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 E50.1
ICD-9 264.1

Bitot's spots are the buildup of keratin debris located superficially in the conjunctiva, which are oval, triangular or irregular in shape. These spots are a sign of vitamin A deficiency and are associated with conjunctival xerosis. In ancient Egypt, this was treated with animal liver.


  1. Vitamin A
  2. Beta carotene

External links

pl:Plamki Bitota

pt:Manchas de Bitot