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Meesmann Corneal Dystrophy (Code C84795)

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Preferred Name: Meesmann Corneal Dystrophy

Definition: An autosomal dominant inherited corneal disorder caused by mutations in the KRT3 and KRT12 genes. It is characterized by the formation of multiple tiny cysts in the epithelial layer of the cornea. The cysts may rupture, causing pain, redness and light sensitivity. Vision usually is not affected.

Label: Meesmann Corneal Dystrophy

NCI Thesaurus Code: C84795 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0339277  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Juvenile Epithelial of Meesmann Corneal Dystrophy
Meesmann Corneal Dystrophy

External Source Codes: 
UMLS CUI C0339277

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C84795
Semantic_Type Disease or Syndrome

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