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What is Keratitis, hereditary?

What is Keratitis, hereditary?

  • Keratitis, hereditary: A very rare inherited eye disorder characterized by corneal inflammation. The severity of the disorder is variable.

Keratitis, hereditary is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Keratitis, hereditary, or a subtype of Keratitis, hereditary, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Keratitis, hereditary as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Keratitis, hereditary: Introduction

Types of Keratitis, hereditary:

Broader types of Keratitis, hereditary:

What causes Keratitis, hereditary?

Causes of Keratitis, hereditary: see causes of Keratitis, hereditary

What are the symptoms of Keratitis, hereditary?

Symptoms of Keratitis, hereditary: see symptoms of Keratitis, hereditary

Keratitis, hereditary: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Keratitis, hereditary.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Keratitis, hereditary.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Keratitis, hereditary: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Keratitis, hereditary.
Treatments for Keratitis, hereditary: see treatments for Keratitis, hereditary

Name and Aliases of Keratitis, hereditary

Main name of condition: Keratitis, hereditary

Other names or spellings for Keratitis, hereditary:

Dominantly inherited keratitis

Dominantly inherited keratitis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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