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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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.
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.
In this article, 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.