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last update : 11-01-2010
Symbol PPCD2
Location 1p34.3
Name posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy 2
Corresponding gene COL8A2
Main clinical features
  • disorder involving metaplasia and overgrowth of corneal endothelial cells
  • aberrant basement membrane, and, sometimes, spread over the iris and nearby structures increases the risk for glaucoma
  • Genetic determination autosomal dominant
    Function/system disorder
    Type disease