Map Dot Fingerprint Dystrophy | definition of Map Dot Fingerprint Dystrophy by Medical dictionary
Map Dot Fingerprint Dystrophy
Bilateral, symmetric intraepithelial, grayish cystic corneal opacities, which are thought to be aggregates of basement membrane material that wax and wane. The opacities have no pathologic significance, but impart a foreign-body sensation
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EBMD (also known as map dot fingerprint dystrophy
or Cogan's microcystic dystrophy) is a common bilateral condition characterised by cystic and/or whirl-like opacities in the cornea (see Figure 1).