microcornea

microcornea

 [mi″kro-kor´ne-ah]
unusual smallness of the cornea, usually bilateral.
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mi·cro·cor·ne·a

(mī'krō-kōr'nē-ă),
An abnormally small cornea.
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mi·cro·cor·ne·a

(mī'krō-kōr'nē-ă)
An abnormally small cornea.
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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.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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([section]) * One or more of the following eye signs: cataract, microphthalmos, microcornea, congenital glaucoma, and pigmentary retinopathy.
Jalali, "Corneal thickness in uveal coloboma with microcornea," Eye, 2017.
Other causes for corneal blindness in our study include keratoconus (5%) and microcornea (10%).
The spectrum of ocular abnormalities reported in CZS includes maculopathies, such as a particular pattern of macular chorioretinal atrophy with a hyperpigmented ring that resembles torpedo maculopathy, abnormalities of the optic nerve (hypoplasia and severe cupping of the optic disk), microcornea, microphthalmia, falciform folds, pigmentary and hemorrhagic retinopathy, circumscribed chorioretinal atrophy, abnormal vascular development (tortuosity, early termination, absence), coloboma, lens subluxation, cataracts, and retinal dysplasia.
WTW is also utilized in the diagnosis and management of various ocular diseases such as congenital glaucoma, microcornea and megalocornea.
Ana's file indicated multiple diagnoses related to her visual impairment, including retinopathy of prematurity with legal blindness, present at birth; nystagmus; strabismus; microcornea; cataract; and scarred central cornea with band keratopath.
Early-onset congenital cataracts associated with microcornea, microphthalmos, and micropupil are essential ocular features of the CCFDN syndrome observed in the first days of life [8].
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.
Staphyloma can be associated with epidermal nevus syndrome and MRCS (microcornea, rod-cone dystrophy, cataract, and posterior staphyloma).