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Definition

A congenital corneal dystrophy characterized by thickening and opacification of the cornea, altered morphology of the endothelium, and secretion of an abnormal collagenous layer at the Descemet membrane.

Acronym

CHED

Synonyms

CHED2
Congenital hereditary endothelial corneal dystrophy
Congenital hereditary endothelial dystrophy of cornea
Corneal endothelial dystrophy 2, autosomal recessive
Maumenee corneal dystrophy

Keywords

Corneal dystrophy