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