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Brittle cornea syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • Corneal fragility, keratoglobus, blue sclerae, joint hyperextensibility
  • Dysgenesis mesodermalis corneae et sclerae
  • EDS VIB (formerly)
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type 6B (formerly)
  • Fragilitas oculi with joint hyperextensibility
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  • My daughter was born in 2000. She has sclerocornea in her right eye and a coloboma in her left eye. She also has red hair and is missing some molars. We are Caucasian. From what I can find brittle cornea syndrome is found in Middle Eastern races. Is it possible she could have this being white? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Corneal fragility, keratoglobus, blue sclerae, joint hyperextensibility
  • Dysgenesis mesodermalis corneae et sclerae
  • EDS VIB (formerly)
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type 6B (formerly)
  • Fragilitas oculi with joint hyperextensibility
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.