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A corneal abnormality associated with trisomy 8 mosaicism syndrome.
  1. D J Stark,
  2. D W Gilmore,
  3. J C Vance and
  4. J H Pearn

    Abstract

    Eye abnormalities are a significant feature of trisomy 8 mosaicism syndrome. This paper gives the first account of the specific histopathology of a corneal opacity which is characteristic of this syndrome. The importance of early recognition is stressed because of potential therapeutic visual improvement. The necessity of including mosaic trisomy 8 in the differential diagnosis of such corneal opacities is illustrated by this case.

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