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ATSUSHI KANAI, STEPHEN WALTMAN, FRANK M. POLACK, HERBERT E. KAUFMAN; Electron Microscopic Study of Hereditary Corneal Edema. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1971;10(2):89-99.
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Hereditary corneal edema is a previously undescribed corneal dystrophy thought to be transmitted as a dominant trait. This study presents five members of a family with hereditary corneal edema and describes the uniqueness of their condition from other corneal dystrophies. Emphasis is placed on electron microscopic studies of a corneal button from one member who had penetrating keratoplasty.
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