Chromosome abnormalities and the genetics of congenital corneal opacification

  title={Chromosome abnormalities and the genetics of congenital corneal opacification},
  author={Asimina Mataftsi and Lily Islam and Daniel Kelberman and J M Sowden and K K Nischal},
  booktitle={Molecular vision},
Congenital corneal opacification (CCO) encompasses a broad spectrum of disorders that have different etiologies, including genetic and environmental. Terminology used in clinical phenotyping is commonly not specific enough to describe separate entities, for example both the terms Peters anomaly and sclerocornea have been ascribed to a clinical picture of total CCO, without investigating the presence or absence of iridocorneal adhesions. This is not only confusing but also unhelpful in… CONTINUE READING

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