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Disease Keratoconus

Name Keratoconus
Definition A noninflammatory, usually bilateral protrusion of the cornea, the apex being displaced downward and nasally. It occurs most commonly in females at about puberty. The cause is unknown but hereditary factors may play a role. The -conus refers to the cone shape of the corneal protrusion. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Categories Eye disease
MeSH® ID D007640
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DiseasesEye Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Corneal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Keratoconus Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Keratoconus Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Keratoconus 1 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Keratoconus 2 Has associated genes
  Keratoconus 3 Has associated genes
  Keratoconus 4 Has associated genes
  Keratoconus And Congenital Hip Dysplasia
  Keratoconus posticus circumscriptus
  Keratoconus Posticus Circumscriptus with Associated Malformations
  Mental retardation, keratoconus, febrile seizures, and sinoatrial block
  Noninflammatory corneal thinning