vortex corneal dystrophy

vortex corneal dystrophy

a swirling pattern of abnormally pigmented corneal epithelial cells, seen in Fabry disease and in response to certain medications (including chloroquine, chlorpromazine, and amiodarone).

vor·tex cor·ne·al dys·tro·phy

(vōr'teks kōr'nē-ăl dis'trŏ-fē)
A swirling pattern of abnormally pigmented corneal epithelial cells, seen in Fabry disease and in response to some medications (including chloroquine, chlorpromazine, and amiodarone).