A., German ophthalmologist, 1888-1969. See: Meesmann dystrophy.
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(50.) Meesmann HM, Fehr EM, Kierschke S, Herrmann M, Bilyy R, Heyder P, et al.
The consultants are still unsure what form of corneal dystrophy Matilda has--although it's suspected that it is Meesmann's.
Heterozygous mutations in KRT12 cause Meesmann's corneal dystrophy, an autosomal dominant disorder that affects corneal epithelium.
Mutations in cornea-specific keratin K3 or K12 genes cause Meesmann's corneal dystrophy.
Camera (color), Bernhard Keller; editors, Bettina Boehler, Grisebach, Natali Barrey; music adviser, Martin Hossbach; art director, Beatrice Schultz; costume designer, Birte Meesmann; sound, Raimund yon Scheibner, Ansgar Frerich, Florian Beck; assistant director, Katharina Copony; casting, Christiane Lilge, Hannah Marquardt.
Nearly 60 years ago, German scientist Alois Meesmann identified a hereditary eye disease that causes irritation, blurry vision, and sensitivity to light.
* Meesmann's corneal dystrophy is a bilateral rare superficial corneal dystrophy characterised by distinct round-to-oval punctate opacities in the central corneal epithelium with little impact on vision.
RCES often occurs due to superficial injury to the cornea, or may be caused by any one of the many ophthalmic or systemic diseases associated with it; these include anterior basement membrane corneal dystrophy (ABMD), such as Reiss Bucklers, lattice, macular, granular and Meesmann's dystrophies; bullous keratopathy and diabetes mellitus.