"Keratoconus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A noninflammatory, usually bilateral protrusion of the cornea, the apex being displaced downward and nasally. It occurs most commonly in females at about puberty. The cause is unknown but hereditary factors may play a role. The -conus refers to the cone shape of the corneal protrusion. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Keratoconus" by people in Profiles.
The Role of Estriol and Estrone in Keratoconic Stromal Sex Hormone Receptors. Int J Mol Sci. 2022 Jan 14; 23(2).
Anterior pituitary, sex hormones, and keratoconus: Beyond traditional targets. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2022 05; 88:101016.
Transcriptomic and Immunohistochemical Analysis of Progressive Keratoconus Reveal Altered WNT10A in Epithelium and Bowman's Layer. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2021 05 03; 62(6):16.
Gonadotropins in Keratoconus: The Unexpected Suspects. Cells. 2019 11 22; 8(12).
Prolactin-Induced Protein is a novel biomarker for Keratoconus. Exp Eye Res. 2019 02; 179:55-63.
Localization of a gene for keratoconus to a 5.6-Mb interval on 13q32. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009 Apr; 50(4):1531-9.