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Epithelial recurrent erosion dystrophy

Disease definition

Epithelial recurrent erosion dystrophy (ERED) is a rare form of superficial corneal dystrophy (see this term) characterized by recurrent episodes of epithelial erosions from childhood in the absence of associated diseases, with occasional impairment of vision.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Dystrophia Helsinglandica
    • Dystrophia Smolandiensis
    • ERED
    • Recurrent hereditary corneal erosions
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: H18.5
  • OMIM: 122400
  • UMLS: C1852551
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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