Meesmann, Alois

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Alois, German ophthalmologist, 1888-1969.
Meesmann dystrophy - corneal dystrophy; autosomal dominant trait. Synonym(s): Meesmann syndrome; Meesmann-Wilke disease; Meesmann-Wilke syndrome
Meesmann syndrome - Synonym(s): Meesmann dystrophy
Meesmann-Wilke disease - Synonym(s): Meesmann dystrophy
Meesmann-Wilke syndrome - Synonym(s): Meesmann dystrophy
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Nearly 60 years ago, German scientist Alois Meesmann identified a hereditary eye disease that causes irritation, blurry vision, and sensitivity to light.