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Meretoja syndrome. Lattice dystrophy of the cornea with hereditary generalized amyloidosis.

Authors
  • Donders, P C
  • Blanksma, L J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ophthalmologica. Journal international d'ophtalmologie. International journal of ophthalmology. Zeitschrift fur Augenheilkunde
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1979
Volume
178
Issue
3
Pages
173–180
Identifiers
PMID: 314081
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

The clinical history as well as the general and ophthalmic pathology of a woman with the Meretoja type of hereditary systemic amyloidosis and lattice dystrophy of the cornea is described. Extraocularly, amyloid could be demonstrated in all the arterial walls, the peripheral nerves and in the glomeruli; intraocularly, amyloid was seen in the cornea and the sclera.

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