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X-linked endothelial corneal dystrophy

Disease definition

X-linked endothelial corneal dystrophy (XECD) is a rare subtype of posterior corneal dystrophy (see this term) characterized by congenital ground glass corneal clouding or a diffuse corneal haze, and blurred vision in male patients.


  • Synonym(s):
    • XECD
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: X-linked recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: H18.5
  • OMIM: 300779
  • UMLS: C2749049
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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