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X-linked endothelial corneal dystrophy

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X-linked endothelial corneal dystrophy

X-linked endothelial corneal dystrophy
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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.


  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".  
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