Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Acta Ophthalmol (Copenh). 1989 Dec;67(6):669-77.

Inter-familial variability and intra-familial similarities of granular corneal dystrophy Groenouw type I with respect to biomicroscopical appearance and symptomatology.

Author information

  • Department of Ophthalmology, Arhus University Hospital, Denmark.

Abstract

140 patients from 8 countries with granular corneal dystrophy Groenouw type I are described, and 21 slit-lamp photographs demonstrate inter-familial differences and intra-familial similarities. The clinical appearance varied from mild, with only a few granules on the cornea, to a monstrous course with an almost opaque cornea. The following diagnostic criteria are suggested for the disease, as these signs are described in extensively quoted key references and meet the descriptions in most papers on this subject: Dominant inheritance, as well as 1) typical slit-lamp appearance and/or 2) granules that stain with Masson trichrome histologically, and/or 3) rod-shaped bodies seen electron microscopically.

PMID:
2618635
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk