2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
8 External Disease and Cornea
Chapter 5: Congenital Anomalies of the Cornea and Sclera
Developmental Anomalies of the Anterior Segment
Congenital Corneal Opacities in Hereditary Syndromes and Corneal Dystrophies
The mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) and the mucolipidoses are disorders caused by abnormal carbohydrate metabolism. Affected patients present with corneal clouding. These conditions are discussed further in Chapter 8 of this volume and in BCSC Section 6, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.
See Chapter 7 in this volume for discussion of congenital hereditary stromal dystrophy and congenital hereditary endothelial dystrophy.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.