fuchs epithelial dystrophy

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Fuchs epithelial dystrophy (fyōōks, fuKHs)
A condition that often develops following endothelial dystrophy, beginning with a thin spreading central accumulation of fluid in the central cornea; it occurs predominantly in elderly women.

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