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Hereditary Corneal Dystrophies

Bilateral hereditary disorders of the cornea, usually autosomal dominant, which may be present at birth but more frequently develop during adolescence and progress slowly throughout life. Central macular dystrophy is transmitted as an autosomal recessive defect.
Also Known As:
Corneal Dystrophies, Hereditary; Corneal Dystrophy, Hereditary; Corneal Granular Dystrophies; Corneal Granular Dystrophy; Corneal Macular Dystrophies; Corneal Macular Dystrophy; Corneal Stromal Dystrophies; Corneal Stromal Dystrophy; Dystrophies, Corneal Granular; Dystrophies, Corneal Macular; Dystrophies, Corneal Stromal; Dystrophies, Groenouw's; Dystrophies, Hereditary Corneal; Dystrophy, Corneal Granular; Dystrophy, Corneal Macular; Dystrophy, Corneal Stromal; Dystrophy, Hereditary Corneal; Granular Dystrophies, Corneal; Groenouw Dystrophies; Groenouws Dystrophies; Hereditary Corneal Dystrophy; Macular Dystrophies, Corneal; Stromal Dystrophy, Corneal; Granular Dystrophy, Corneal; Groenouw's Dystrophies; Macular Dystrophy, Corneal; Stromal Dystrophies, Corneal
Networked: 22 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 3 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Open-Angle Glaucoma (Glaucoma, Open Angle)
2. Hereditary Corneal Dystrophies
3. Herpetic Keratitis
4. Keratoconus
5. Infection

Experts

1. Mashima, Y: 4 articles (03/2002 - 10/2000)
2. Yamada, M: 4 articles (03/2002 - 10/2000)
3. Rapuano, Christopher J: 2 articles (06/2013 - 01/2003)
4. Felszeghy, Szabolcs: 2 articles (01/2012 - 08/2008)
5. Huang, Andrew J W: 2 articles (01/2007 - 01/2007)
6. Konishi, M: 2 articles (11/2000 - 10/2000)
7. Al-Rajhi, Ali A: 1 article (04/2015)
8. Alkatan, Hind M: 1 article (04/2015)
9. Alzuhairy, Sultan: 1 article (04/2015)
10. Hammersmith, Kristin M: 1 article (06/2013)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Hereditary Corneal Dystrophies:
1. Interleukin-8 (Interleukin 8)IBA
2. Interleukin-6 (Interleukin 6)IBA
3. Cell Adhesion MoleculesIBA
4. betaIG-H3 protein (keratoepithelin)IBA
5. Corneal dystrophy Avellino typeIBA
6. trabecular meshwork-induced glucocorticoid response proteinIBA
7. TenascinIBA
8. Extracellular Matrix ProteinsIBA
9. Codon (Codons)IBA
10. fibrillinIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Corneal Transplantation (Keratoplasty)
2. Transplants (Transplant)
3. Excimer Lasers
4. Penetrating Keratoplasty
5. Lasers (Laser)