ⓘ Corneal dystrophy

                                     

ⓘ Corneal dystrophy

Corneal dystrophy is a group of rare hereditary disorders characterised by bilateral abnormal deposition of substances in the transparent front part of the eye called the cornea.

                                     
  • Reis - Bucklers corneal dystrophy is a rare, corneal dystrophy of unknown cause, in which the Bowman s layer of the cornea undergoes disintegration. The
  • Meesmann corneal dystrophy is a type of corneal dystrophy and a keratin disease. It is named for German ophthalmologist Alois Meesmann 1888 - 1969 It
  • Granular corneal dystrophy is a slowly progressive corneal dystrophy that most often begins in early childhood. Granular corneal dystrophy has two types:
  • Posterior Polymorphous Corneal Dystrophy PPCD sometimes also Schlichting dystrophy is a type of corneal dystrophy characterised by changes in Descemet s
  • Lattice corneal dystrophy type, is a rare form of corneal dystrophy It has no systemic manifestations, unlike the other type of the dystrophy Lattice
  • Macular corneal dystrophy also known as Fehr corneal dystrophy named for German ophthalmologist Oskar Fehr 1871 - 1959 is a rare pathological condition
  • Fuchs dystrophy also referred to as Fuchs corneal endothelial dystrophy FCED and Fuchs endothelial dystrophy FED is a slowly progressing corneal dystrophy
  • Fleck corneal dystrophy also known as Francois - Neetens speckled corneal dystrophy is a rare form of corneal dystrophy It is caused by mutations in
  • Thiel Behnke dystrophy is a rare form of corneal dystrophy affecting the layer that supports corneal epithelium. The dystrophy was first described in
  • Schnyder crystalline corneal dystrophy SCD is a rare form of corneal dystrophy It is caused by heterozygous mutations in UBIAD1 gene. Cells in the