Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy
Synonyms: Endoepithelial corneal dystrophy | FECD | Late hereditary endothelial dystrophy
A disorder that is the most frequent form of posterior corneal dystrophy and is characterized by excrescences on a thickened Descemet membrane (corneal guttae) generalized corneal edema with gradually decreased visual acuity.
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