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Meesmann juvenile epithelial corneal dystrophy
Classification and external resources

Multiple opaque spots in the corneal epithelium
ICD-9 371.51
OMIM 122100
DiseasesDB 31962
MeSH D053559

Meesmann juvenile epithelial corneal dystrophy (MECD, sometimes also Stocker-Holt dystrophy) is a keratin disease.

It is named for Alois Meesmann.[1][2]

It is sometimes called "Meesmann-Wilke syndrome", after the joint contribution of Meesmann and Wilke.[1][3]

It has been associated with KRT3 and KRT12.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b synd/3139 at Who Named It?
  2. ^ A. Meesmann. Klinische und anatomische Untersuchungen über eine bisher unbekannte, dominant vererbte Dystrophia epithelialis corneae. Bericht der Deutschen ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft, Heidelberg, 1938, 52: 154-158.
  3. ^ A. Meesmann, F. Wilke. Klinische und anatomische Untersuchungen über eine bisher unbekannte, dominant vererbte Epithel Dystrophie der Horn haut. Klinische Monatsblätter für Augenheilkunde, Stuttgart, 1939, 103: 361-391.
  4. ^ Online 'Mendelian Inheritance in Man' (OMIM) 122100
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