Congenital hereditary corneal oedema of Maumenee: its clinical features, management, and pathology.

@article{Kirkness1987CongenitalHC,
  title={Congenital hereditary corneal oedema of Maumenee: its clinical features, management, and pathology.},
  author={Colin M. Kirkness and Alison C. E. McCartney and Noel S C Rice and Alec Garner and Arthur D McG Steele},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1987},
  volume={71 2},
  pages={130-44}
}
The clinical and histological features of congenital hereditary corneal oedema in 23 patients are presented. The series includes cases of both recessive and dominant inheritance. Although the condition is present at birth or in early childhood, visual development appears to be little impaired, if at all. Penetrating keratoplasty carries a relatively good… CONTINUE READING