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Lisch' corneal dystrophy

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A new dystrophy of the corneal epithelium.


  • W. Lisch, K-P. Steuhl, C. Lisch, E.G. Weidle, C.T. Emmig, K.L. Cohen, H.D. Perry:
    A new, band-shaped and whorled microcystic dystrophy of the corneal epithelium.
    American Journal of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 1992, 114: 35-44.
  • W. Lisch, A. Büttner, F. Oeffner, I. Böddeker, H. Engel, C. Lisch, A. Ziegler, K. Grzeschik:
    Lisch corneal dystrophy is genetically distinct from Meesmann corneal dystrophy and maps to Xp 22.3.
    American Journal of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2000, 130: 461-468. Lisch presented as the corresponding author a new dystrophy of the corneal endothelium in 2006 :
  • E. Schmid, W. Lisch, W. Philipp, S. Lechner, W. Gottinger, U. Schlotzer-Schrehardt, T. Muller, G. Utermann, A. R. Janecke:
    A New, X-linked Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy.
    American Journal of Ophthalmology, 2006, 141: 478-487.
    "To the best of our knowledge, this represents the first fully documented report of X-linked inheritance of an endothelial corneal dystrophy. Late subepithelial band keratopathy is a landmark of XECD. A locus for this corneal dystrophy maps to Xq25."

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