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Riley-Day Syndrome (Familial Dysautonomia) with Neurotrophic Keratopathy

Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD

Photographer: Cindy Montague, CRA

Riley-Day syndrome (familial dysautonomia) is an inherited condition causing autonomic nervous system dysfunction that follows an autosomal recessive inheritance pattern. Ocular findings include decreased corneal sensation, decreased tear production, light-near dissociation, and poorly-reactive pupils. This patient with Riley-Day syndrome has neurotrophic keratopathy with complete conjunctivalization of the right eye and dense stromal scarring of the left eye.

OMIM #223900

complete conjunctivalization of the right eye dense stromal scarring of the left eye
complete conjunctivalization of the right eye dense stromal scarring of the left eye

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last updated: 02/27/2015
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