Corneal epithelial dystrophy

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Corneal epithelial dystrophy

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The terms "Corneal epithelial dystrophy" returned 13 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

High-Resolution Optical Coherence Tomography Findings of Lisch Epithelial Corneal Dystrophy.
 

Author(s): Cameron Pole, Adam Sise, Madhura Joag, Anat Galor, Jose A Bermudez-Magner, Sander Dubovy, Carol L Karp

Journal: Cornea. 2016 Mar;35(3):392-4.

 

To describe a case of Lisch epithelial corneal dystrophy (LECD) and present its unique characteristics on high-resolution optical coherence tomography (HR-OCT).

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2016

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Keratin 12 missense mutation induces the unfolded protein response and apoptosis in Meesmann epithelial corneal dystrophy.
 

Author(s): Edwin H A Allen, David G Courtney, Sarah D Atkinson, Johnny E Moore, Laura Mairs, Ebbe Toftgaard Poulsen, Davide Schiroli, Eleonora Maurizi, Christian Cole, Robyn P Hickerson, John James, Helen Murgatroyd, Frances J D Smith, Carrie MacEwen, Jan J Enghild, M Andrew Nesbit, Deena M Leslie Pedrioli, W H Irwin McLean, C B Tara Moore

Journal: Hum. Mol. Genet.. 2016 Mar;25(6):1176-91.

 

Meesmann epithelial corneal dystrophy (MECD) is a rare autosomal dominant disorder caused by dominant-negative mutations within the KRT3 or KRT12 genes, which encode the cytoskeletal protein keratins K3 and K12, respectively. To investigate the pathomechanism of this disease, we generated ...

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2016

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In vivo confocal microscopy and spectral domain anterior segment OCT in Lisch epithelial corneal dystrophy.
 

Author(s): A Rousseau, A Labbé, C Baudouin, I Cochereau, E Gabison, S Doan

Journal: J Fr Ophtalmol. 2015 Sep;38(7):e151-3.

 

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2015

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