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Keyword - Corneal dystrophy (KW-1212)

Definition

Protein which, if defective, causes corneal dystrophy. The term corneal dystrophy includes a heterogeneous group of bilateral, primary alterations of the cornea that are not associated with prior inflammation or secondary to systemic disease. Most corneal dystrophies present with variable shaped corneal opacities in a clear or cloudy cornea and they affect visual acuity to different degrees. Corneal dystrophies may be present at birth but more frequently develop during adolescence and progress slowly throughout life.

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DiseaseCorneal dystrophy
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