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Vogt's cornea

Alternative eponyms

  • Vogt’s syndrome III

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A senile or presenile form of corneal opacity with onset in old age.

Description

A senile or presenile form of corneal opacity with onset in old age, characterized by small white punctiform lesions in the deep layers of the corneal parenchyma, anterior to Descemet's membrane. Both sexes affected. Etiology unknown. Type of inheritance not established.

Bibliography

  • A. Vogt:
    Neuere Ergebnisse der Spaltlampenmikroskopie.
    Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, Basel, 1923, 53: 989-995. Lehrbuch und Atlas der Spaltlampenmikroskopie des lebenden Auges.
    Berlin, Springer, 1930.

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