• Eight members of a family spanning five generations were found to have posterior amorphous corneal dystrophy. This rare abnormality was noted in both its centroperipheral and peripheral forms. The following five heretofore unrecognized features were noted: (1) hyperopia, (2) flattened corneal topography, (3) anterior iris surface and stromal abnormalities, (4) fine iris processes extending to Schwalbe's line for 360°, and (5) extension of the opacity to the limbus. The presence of this dystrophy in a 6-monthold family member further suggests the possibility that it is a congenital abnormality.
Dunn SP, Krachmer JH, Ching SST. New Findings in Posterior Amorphous Corneal Dystrophy. Arch Ophthalmol. 1984;102(2):236-239. doi:10.1001/archopht.1984.01040030186023