TO JMG Identification of a new locus for isolated familial keratoconus at 2 p 24

@inproceedings{Hutchings2004TOJI,
  title={TO JMG Identification of a new locus for isolated familial keratoconus at 2 p 24},
  author={Hayley Anne Hutchings and Herv{\'e} Ginisty and Michael L. Gallo and Dan Levy and F Sto{\"e}sser and J. F. Rouland and Jean Louis Arne and M H Lalaux and Patrick Calvas and M. P. Roth and Alain Hovnanian and François Malecaze},
  year={2004}
}
K eratoconus (KC; MIM 148300) is a non-inflammatory corneal thinning disorder. Progressive thinning and protrusion of the cornea lead to loss of visual acuity for which the only effective treatment is corneal transplantation. The estimated prevalence of KC is 1–4 per 2000 in the general population. The age of onset is often at puberty, and the disorder is progressive until the third or fourth decade of life when it usually arrests. KC is a major cause of corneal transplantation in developed… CONTINUE READING
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