Pseudoexfoliation syndrome

Topic Completed: 1 October 2013

Minor changes: 27 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Pseudoexfoliation syndrome [title] cornea

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Cornea: pseudoexfoliation syndrome. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyecorneapseudoexfoliationsyndrome.html. Accessed June 1st, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Common systemic degenerative condition with extracellular deposition of distinctive fibrillar material on surfaces of cornea and other structures lining anterior and posterior chambers
  • Associated with cataract and glaucoma
  • May be a connective tissue disorder
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