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Granular corneal dystrophy type II

Disease definition

Type II granular corneal dystrophy (GCDII) is a rare form of stromal corneal dystrophy (see this term) characterized by irregular-shaped well-demarcated granular deposits in the superficial central corneal stroma, and progressive visual impairment.

ORPHA:98963

  • Synonym(s):
    • Avellino corneal dystrophy
    • GCD2
    • GCDII
    • Granular corneal dystrophy type 2
    • Granular-lattice corneal dystrophy
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: H18.5
  • OMIM: 607541
  • UMLS: C1275685
  • MeSH: C535474
  • GARD: 9278
  • MedDRA: -

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