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IP International Journal of Ocular Oncology and Oculoplasty


Dyschromatosis universalis hereditaria with bilateral keratopathy- A rare co-existence


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Author Details: Vinay Gupta, Kalpana Sharma, K P Chaudhary

Volume : 3

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2581-5016

Print ISSN : 2581-5024

Article First Page : 326

Article End Page : 328


Abstract

Dyschromatosis universalis hereditaria (DUH) is a pigmentary disorder of rare occurence comprising both hyperpigmented and hypopigmented macules forming an irregular pattern. Although ocular albinism, iris coloboma, aniridia, chorioretinal coloboma have been associated with it, we report a case of DUH with bilateral keratopathy which is a rare co-existence. This case represents the rarest association of DUH with decompensated cornea which was managed successfully with penetrating keratoplasty.

Keywords: Dyschromatosis, Keratopathy, Keratoplasty.