Cornea plana 2

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Cornea plana 2
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OMIM 217300

Cornea plana 2 (CNA2) is an extremely rare congenital hereditary deformity of the eye surface, leading to severe decrease in corneal curvature. There is evidence that cornea plana 2 is caused by mutations in KERA gene encoding keratocan.[1]

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  1. ^ Pellegata NS, Dieguez-Lucena JL, Joensuu T, Lau S, Montgomery KT, Krahe R, Kivelä T, Kucherlapati R, Forsius H, de la Chapelle A (May 2000). "Mutations in KERA, encoding keratocan, cause cornea plana". Nat. Genet. 25 (1): 91–5. PMID 10802664. doi:10.1038/75664. 

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