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47 Possible Causes for Vortex Keratopathy

  • Fabry Disease

    keratopathy (“cornea verticillata”) represents the ocular manifestation most commonly reported in Fabry's disease. 15, 16, 17, 18 A small number of patients exhibit a typical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] deposition of glycosphingolipids in ocular structures. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Conjunctival and retinal vessels are tortuous and may exhibit aneurysmal dilatations. 13, 14 A vortex[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ring Dermoid of Cornea

    Vortex keratopathy has also been associated with indometacin, tamoxifen and clofazimine.[patient.info] This lysosomal storage disorder results in pathognomonic vortex keratopathy and wedge-shaped cataracts.[reviewofcontactlenses.com] Vortex keratopathy, whor-like pattern of golden brown or gray deposits in inferior interpalpebral cornea in clockwise fashion in the basal layer of the epithelium.[quizlet.com]

  • Heat Ray Cataract

    keratopathy, spoke-like cataract Steroid responders can form Glutathione - GSH does what to the lens change in intergrity of protein of lens contributing to color changes[quizlet.com] […] galactose utilization, "oil droplet" cataract AR, the first enzyme in metabolic pathway of galactose use, lamellar cataract X-linked, deficiency in alpha-galactosidase, vortex[quizlet.com]

  • Loss, Grief and Bereavement

    비스테로이드항염제는 회오리각막병증(vortex keratopathy), 독성시신경병증 등이 보고되었으며, 스테로이드는 장기간 투여 시 수정체의 후낭하혼탁과 같은 백내장의 발생 위험을 증가시키는 것으로 알려져 있다.[jkma.org]

  • Toxic Retinopathy

    The most common ocular adverse effect of amiodarone, found in almost all patients on long-term therapy, is a reversible verticillate keratopathy, also called vortex keratopathy[emedicine.medscape.com] Corneal verticillata Like a number of other drugs, HCQ and CQ can cause corneal verticillata (also known as vortex keratopathy).[academic.oup.com]

  • Anaplastic Astrocytoma

    Inhibition of EGFR, which is involved with corneal epithelial cell migration and wound healing, may play a role in the pathogenesis underlying corneal vortex keratopathy and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sclerosing Keratitis

    keratopathy, cataract ( usually of no visual consequence) and bull eye maculopathy.[mrcophth.com] […] keratolysis sclerosing keratitis acute stromal keratitis peripheral guttering drug-induced steroid causing glaucoma and posterior subcapsular cataract hydroxychloroquine causing vortex[mrcophth.com]

  • Isolated Congenital Sclerocornea

    This lysosomal storage disorder results in pathognomonic vortex keratopathy and wedge-shaped cataracts.[reviewofcontactlenses.com]

  • Central Corneal Ulcer

    Vortex keratopathy has also been associated with indometacin, tamoxifen and clofazimine.[patient.info] […] and amiodarone - both of which give rise to vortex keratopathy characterised by whorl-like corneal deposits.[patient.info] Drug-induced keratopathies The cornea can be affected by a number of systemically administered drugs, including gold (causing chrysiasis - deposition of gold deposits), antimalarials[patient.info]

  • Optic Neuropathy

    The most common ocular adverse effect of amiodarone, found in almost all patients on long-term therapy, is a reversible verticillate keratopathy, also called vortex keratopathy[emedicine.medscape.com]

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