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Definition

A rare corneal disorder characterized by small aggregates of apparent vesicles bordered by a gray haze at the level of Descemet membrane, an altered corneal endothelial cell structure, and an unusual proliferation of endothelial cells. Symptoms can range from very aggressive to asymptomatic and non-progressive, even within the same family.

Acronym

PPCD1

Synonyms

CHED1
Corneal endothelial dystrophy 1, autosomal dominant
Hereditary polymorphous posterior corneal dystrophy
Maumenee corneal dystrophy
PPCD

Keywords

Corneal dystrophy

 
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