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Stromal corneal dystrophy

The stromal corneal dystrophies refer to a group of rare genetically determined corneal dystrophies (CDs) characterized by lesions affecting the corneal stroma, and variable effects on vision depending on the type of dystrophy. [from ORDO]

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Granular corneal dystrophy

The presence of central, fine, whitish granular lesions in the stroma of the cornea. This type of corneal dystrophy is usually asymptomatic and begins in childhood and shows a slow progression. Later in the course, the corneal epithelium and Bowman's layer may be affected. Histologically, the cornea shows a uniform deposition of hyaline material. [from HPO]

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