Schnyder Corneal Dystrophy Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jun 10, 2020
  • Author: Ahmed Farghaly Abdelhameed Omar, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Systemic abnormalities affecting lipid metabolism and resulting in central corneal clouding include the following: fish eye disease, lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT) deficiency, and Tangier disease. [5]

Diseases with corneal crystals include the following: cystinosis, dysproteinemias, hyperuricemia, multiple myeloma, porphyria, and primary or secondary lipid keratopathy.

Differential Diagnoses