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Corneal Dystrophy, Juvenile Epithelial of Meesmann MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Corneal Dystrophy, Juvenile Epithelial of Meesmann
Tree Number(s)
C11.204.236.218
C11.270.162.218
C16.320.290.162.204
Unique ID
D053559
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053559
Scope Note
An autosomal dominant form of hereditary corneal dystrophy due to a defect in cornea-specific KERATIN formation. Mutations in the genes that encode KERATIN-3 and KERATIN-12 have been linked to this disorder.
Entry Term(s)
Corneal Dystrophy, Meesmann
Corneal Dystrophy, Meesmann Epithelial
Juvenile Hereditary Epithelial Dystrophy
Meesmann Corneal Dystrophy
Meesmann Corneal Epithelial Dystrophy
Meesmann Epithelial Corneal Dystrophy
Previous Indexing
Cornea (1954-1964)
Corneal Dystrophies, Hereditary (1965-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Corneal Dystrophy, Juvenile Epithelial of Meesmann Preferred
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