CLASIFICACION DE DISTROFIAS CORNEALES PDF

Jayne S. Weiss, H. Aldave, Michael W. Mannis, Christopher J. Background: The recent availability of genetic analyses has demonstrated the shortcomings of the current phenotypic method of corneal dystrophy classification.

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Jayne S. Weiss, H. Aldave, Michael W. Mannis, Christopher J. Background: The recent availability of genetic analyses has demonstrated the shortcomings of the current phenotypic method of corneal dystrophy classification.

Abnormalities in different genes can cause a single phenotype, whereas different defects in a single gene can cause different phenotypes.

Some disorders termed corneal dystrophies do not appear to have a genetic basis. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to develop a new classification system for corneal dystrophies, integrating up-to-date information on phenotypic description, pathologic examination, and genetic analysis. Results: This anatomic classification continues to organize dystrophies according to the level chiefly affected. Each dystrophy has a template summarizing genetic, clinical, and pathologic information.

A category number from 1 through 4 is assigned, reflecting the level of evidence supporting the existence of a given dystrophy. The most defined dystrophies belong to category 1 a welldefined corneal dystrophy in which a gene has been mapped and identified and specific mutations are known and the least defined belong to category 4 a suspected dystrophy where the clinical and genetic evidence is not yet convincing.

The nomenclature may be updated over time as new information regarding the dystrophies becomes available. Conclusions: The IC3D Classification of Corneal Dystrophies is a new classification system that incorporates many aspects of the traditional definitions of corneal dystrophies with new genetic, clinical, and pathologic information.

Standardized templates provide key information that includes a level of evidence for there being a corneal dystrophy. The system is user-friendly and upgradeable and can be retrieved on the website www. N2 - Background: The recent availability of genetic analyses has demonstrated the shortcomings of the current phenotypic method of corneal dystrophy classification.

AB - Background: The recent availability of genetic analyses has demonstrated the shortcomings of the current phenotypic method of corneal dystrophy classification.

Department of Ophthalmology. Abstract Background: The recent availability of genetic analyses has demonstrated the shortcomings of the current phenotypic method of corneal dystrophy classification. Genetic Templates. Weiss, Jayne S. In: Cornea. In: Cornea , Vol. AU - Belin, Michael W. AU - Rapuano, Christopher J. Access to Document Link to publication in Scopus. Link to citation list in Scopus.

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Zenteno J. No se observaron lesiones en las otras capas corneales. Objective: To describe the clinical data and the results of molecular analyses of the TGFBI gene in a patient with classic granular stromal corneal dystrophy type I. Methods: A female patient aged years complaining of a long-standing decrease of visual acuity bilaterally associated with photophobia and foreign body sensation, underwent a complete ophthalmologic examination. Results: The affected patient showed a pattern of corneal stromal lesions that was compatible with a diagnosis of classic granular dystrophy.

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