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Hereditary Corneal Dystrophies Summary

Description: Bilateral hereditary disorders of the cornea, usually autosomal dominant, which may be present at birth but more frequently develop during adolescence and progress slowly throughout life. Central macular dystrophy is transmitted as an autosomal recessive defect.

Also Known As: Corneal Dystrophies, Hereditary; Corneal Dystrophy, Hereditary; Corneal Granular Dystrophies; Corneal Granular Dystrophy; Corneal Macular Dystrophies Show All >>

Networked: 22 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 3 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hereditary Corneal Dystrophies

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Interleukin-8 (Interleukin 8) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  2. Interleukin-6 (Interleukin 6) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  3. Cell Adhesion Molecules : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  4. betaIG-H3 protein (keratoepithelin) : 5 results : IBA
  5. Corneal dystrophy Avellino type : 2 results : IBA
  6. trabecular meshwork-induced glucocorticoid response protein : 2 results : IBA
  7. Tenascin : 1 result : IBA
  8. Extracellular Matrix Proteins : 1 result : IBA
  9. Codon (Codons) : 1 result : IBA
  10. fibrillin : 1 result : IBA

Diseases Related to Hereditary Corneal Dystrophies

  1. Open-Angle Glaucoma (Glaucoma, Open Angle)
  2. Hereditary Corneal Dystrophies
  3. Herpetic Keratitis
  4. Keratoconus
  5. Infection
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Key Therapies for Hereditary Corneal Dystrophies

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  1. Corneal Transplantation (Keratoplasty) : 1 study in 8 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 results
  3. Excimer Lasers : 1 result
  4. Penetrating Keratoplasty : 1 result
  5. Lasers (Laser) : 1 result

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