|Subepithelial mucinous corneal dystrophy
|A diffuse haziness is present in the papillary region of the cornea in association with discrete opacities. (Reproduced in Klintworth et al. with permission from Feder et al.)
Subepithelial mucinous corneal dystrophy (SMCD) is a rare form of corneal dystrophy. It was first described in 1993 by Feder et al. Anterior to Bowman layer, deposits of glycosaminoglycan were detected and identified as chondroitin-4-sulfate and dermatan sulfate.
An irregular shaped opacity is present in the superficial cornea