X-linked endothelial corneal dystrophy

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X-linked endothelial corneal dystrophy
Classification and external resources
OMIM 300779

X-linked endothelial corneal dystrophy (XECD) is a rare form of corneal dystrophy described first in 2006.[1] It is manifested as corneal clouding in the form of a ground glass, milky corneal tissue, and moon crater-like changes of corneal endothelium.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schmid E, Lisch W, Philipp W, Lechner S, Göttinger W, Schlötzer-Schrehardt U, Müller T, Utermann G, Janecke AR (March 2006). "A new, X-linked endothelial corneal dystrophy". Am. J. Ophthalmol. 141 (3): 478–487. doi:10.1016/j.ajo.2005.10.020. PMID 16490493.