Introduction: Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy.


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Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy.: Eye cornea condition

Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy.: Also known as epithelial basement membrane dystrophy, map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy gets its name from the unusual appearance of the cornea during an eye examination. Most often, the affected epithelium will have a map-like appearance, i.e., large, slightly gray outlines that look like a continent on a map. There may also be clusters of opaque dots underneath or close to the map-like patches. Less frequently, the irregular basement membrane will form concentric lines in the central cornea that resemble small fingerprints.1

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1. excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI

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