Thursday, June 29, 2017

Congenital Corneal Opacities

Congenital Corneal Opacities

 The causes of this condition can be simplified with the help of a mnemonic: STUMPED

S -   Sclerocornea
T -  Tears in Descmet's membrane due to any cause
U -  Ulcer...either infective or non infective.
M - Metabolic...such                     as mucopolysaccharidoses and mucopolylipidoses
P -  Posterior Corneal defects such as Peter's anamoly and posterior keratoconus
E -  Endothelial Dystrophy
D -  Dermoid.

Mithil Jagannath.
Medicowesome 2017.

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