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Axenfeld's calcareous degeneration

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A rare condition characterized by massive deposits of calcium phosphate in superficial and central strata of the corneal parenchyma.

Description

A rare condition characterized by massive deposits of calcium phosphate in superficial and central strata of the corneal parenchyma.

Bibliography

  • T. Axenfeld:
    Über doppelseitige primäre progressive parenchymatöse Verkalkung (Dystrophia calcarea) der Cornea.
    Klinische Monatsblätter für Augenheilkunde, Stuttgart, 1917, 69: 59-65.

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