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Year : 2004  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 236-8

Lattice corneal dystrophy type III with corneal fistula. A case report.

Cornea Centre, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India

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Mittanamalli S Sridhar
Cornea Centre, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad
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PMID: 15510466

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Lattice corneal dystrophy is a distinct clinical entity characterised by amyloid deposits in the corneal stroma. We report a patient who presented with a corneal fistula in the right eye and thick lattice lines involving the peripheral cornea in both eyes suggestive of type III lattice dystrophy. The association of corneal fistula with lattice corneal dystrophy type III makes this a unique case.

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