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Schnyder corneal dystrophy

Disease definition

Schnyder corneal dystrophy (SCD) is a rare form of stromal corneal dystrophy (see this term) characterized by corneal clouding or crystals within the corneal stroma, and a progressive decrease in visual acuity.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Crystalline stromal dystrophy
    • Hereditary crystalline stromal dystrophy of Schnyder
    • SCCD
    • SCD
    • Schnyder crystalline corneal dystrophy
    • Schnyder crystalline dystrophy sine crystals
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: H18.5
  • OMIM: 121800
  • UMLS: C0271287
  • MeSH: C535475
  • GARD: 9277
  • MedDRA: -

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