An inherited dystrophy affecting the basement membrane of the corneal epithelial cells. This is the most common type of corneal dystrophy. ABMD patients may present significant visual impairment. About 10% of people affected by ABMD develop recurrent erosion syndrome in varying frequency.

Also Known As

  • ABMD
  • Map-Dot-Fingerprint Corneal Dystrophy
  • Epithelial Basement Membrane Dystrophy (EBMD)
  • Cogan’s Microcystic Epithelial Dystrophy.