microcornea

microcornea

 [mi″kro-kor´ne-ah]
unusual smallness of the cornea, usually bilateral.

mi·cro·cor·ne·a

(mī'krō-kōr'nē-ă),
An abnormally small cornea.

mi·cro·cor·ne·a

(mī'krō-kōr'nē-ă)
An abnormally small cornea.

microcornea

An abnormally small cornea with a horizontal diameter of less than 10 mm. The condition is usually inherited, either as an autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive trait. It may be accompanied by hyperopia and glaucoma. See cornea plana; megalocornea.

microcornea

unusual smallness of the cornea, usually bilateral.
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Other causes for corneal blindness in our study include keratoconus (5%) and microcornea (10%).
The spectrum of ocular abnormalities reported in CZS includes maculopathies, such as a particular pattern of macular chorioretinal atrophy with a hyperpigmented ring that resembles torpedo maculopathy, abnormalities of the optic nerve (hypoplasia and severe cupping of the optic disk), microcornea, microphthalmia, falciform folds, pigmentary and hemorrhagic retinopathy, circumscribed chorioretinal atrophy, abnormal vascular development (tortuosity, early termination, absence), coloboma, lens subluxation, cataracts, and retinal dysplasia.
WTW is also utilized in the diagnosis and management of various ocular diseases such as congenital glaucoma, microcornea and megalocornea.
PATOLOGIA HERENCIA Sindrome de Axenfeld Rieger AD Locus: RIEG1/ RIG2 Cromosomas: 4q25 6p25 Retinosis pigmentaria AR, AD Sindrome de Marfan AD Mutaciones: Gen de la fibrilina 1 (FBN1) Los genes TGFBR 1 y 2 (47) Osteogenesis imperfecta AD Mutaciones en: COL1A1/COL1A2 (49) Sindrome de dispersion AD pigmentaria Cromosomas: 7q35-q36 18q11-21(29) PATOLOGIA CARACTERISTICAS Sindrome de Axenfeld Rieger Penetrancia completa, con Locus: RIEG1/ RIG2 defectos oculares, como Cromosomas: hipoplasia del iris, adherencias 4q25 iridocornea-les, corectopia, 6p25 policoria y embriotoxon posterior, y otros rasgos menos frecuentes, como cataratas, desprendimiento de retina y microcornea (30).
Microphthalmos (small and abnormal eye) and microcornea (corneal diameter less than 10 mm) are often associated with other anterior segment abnormalities like glaucoma or cataracts.
A clinical and molecular genetic study of a rare dominantly inherited syndrome (MRCS) comprising of microcornea, rod-cone dystrophy, cataract, and posterior staphyloma.
The CCFDN-syndrome may additionally present with microcornea, moderate cognitive deficit, pyramidal signs, mild chorea, short stature, or hypogonadotropic hypogonadism.
reported a case of supernumerary nostril with microcornea and congenital cataract and speculated that anomaly in development of the nasal placodes is the cause.
Por otro lado, se sospecha sindrome de Cockayne connatal o tipo II en lactantes con falla en crecimiento al nacer o poco aumento postnatal en talla, peso o perimetro cefalico y en quienes se tienen escaso o poco desarrollo neurologico postnatal y catarata congenita con otro defecto estructural ocular tipo microftalmos, microcornea o hipoplasia de iris.
Microcornea has been described in patients with the Bardet-Biedl syndrome (unpublished data).
We describe a new case in which the supernumerary nostril with a small accessory nasal cavity, which did not communicate with the normal nasal cavity on the same side, appeared in a young girl who also had microcornea and congenital cataract.
7) The agenesis of canines is very infrequent, as is that of maxillary central incisors, which are commonly absent in Axelfeld-Rieger syndrome, characterized by specific anomalies, both ocular (such as iris hypoplasia, iridocorneal adhesions, and microcornea with opacity) and dental (ranging from small teeth to partial or complete hypodontia).