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Herpetiform corneal ulceration

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Synonyms: Dendritic corneal epithelial ulcer; Herpetiform corneal ulcers
HPO: HP:0007812


The presence of one or more dendritic corneal epithelial ulcers characterized by a treelike branching linear pattern with feathery edges and terminal bulbs. Herpetiform corneal ulcers can be identified by fluorescein staining. [from HPO]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVHerpetiform corneal ulceration

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Tyrosinemia type II
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Tyrosinemia type II (TYRSN2) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by keratitis, painful palmoplantar hyperkeratosis, mental retardation, and elevated serum tyrosine levels. The disorder is caused by deficiency of hepatic tyrosine aminotransferase (Natt et al., 1992).

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