Anterior basement membrane dystrophy

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What is anterior basement membrane dystrophy?

Anterior basement membrane dystrophy (ABMD) is a defect of the eye. The epithelium is a thin layer of surface skin covering the cornea, and the basement membrane anchors the epithelium to the cornea. With ABMD, the basement membrane anchors does not properly anchor the epithelium to the cornea.

Common symptoms reported by people with anterior basement membrane dystrophy

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Treatments taken by people for anterior basement membrane dystrophy

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Who has anterior basement membrane dystrophy on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 7 say anterior basement membrane dystrophy is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 0
30s 3
40s 1
50s 4
60s 2
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 10

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from anterior basement membrane dystrophy patients who have completed their condition history
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