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Vogt's syndrome I (Alfred Vogt)

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A familial form of corneal degeneration, and primarily affecting the Bowman membrane,

Description

A familial form of corneal degeneration, and primarily affecting the Bowman membrane, in which flat, grey, polygonal or round lesions (opacities) are arranged in a mosaic pattern, thus giving the affected area the appearance of crocodile skin. Both sexes affected; onset in old age. Transmitted as an autosomal dominant trait,

Bibliography

  • A. Vogt:
    Lehrbuch und Atlas der Spaltlampenmikroskopie des lebenden Auges.
    Berlin, Springer, 1930.

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