Groenouw corneal dystrophy

Groe·nouw cor·ne·al dys·tro·phy

(grŏ'nō),
1. a granular type of corneal dystrophy, with autosomal dominant inheritance [MIM*121900], caused by mutation in the transforming growth factor, beta-induced, gene (TGFβI) encoding keratoepithelin on chromosome 5q;
2. a progressive macular type of corneal dystrophy, characterized by punctate opacities and episodes of photophobia, corneal erosion, and foreign body sensation; autosomal recessive inheritance.

Groe·nouw cor·ne·al dys·tro·phy

(grer'nō kor'nē-ăl dis'trŏ-fē)
1. A granular type of corneal dystrophy, with autosomal dominant inheritance, caused by mutation in the transforming growth factor, beta-induced, gene (TGFβ1) encoding keratoepithelin on chromosome 5q.
2. A progressive macular type of corneal dystrophy, characterized by punctate opacities and episodes of photophobia, corneal erosion, and foreign body sensation; autosomal recessive inheritance.

Groenouw,

Arthur, German ophthalmologist, 1862-1945.
Groenouw corneal dystrophy - a granular type of corneal dystrophy.