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Inherited syndrome characterized by dermoids of cornea associated with short stature.

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Corneal Epithelial Dystrophy Short Stature syndrome.

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Two cases reported in the literature; autosomal recessive.

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Features include skin tumors, short stature, corneal opacity (caused by corneal dermoids), and pupillary anomalies. The condition is distinct from other corneal dermoids by its inheritance mode.

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Consider ocular protections. Careful intraoperative positioning is needed.

Guizar-Vasquez J, Luengas-Munoz F, Antillon F: Corneal dermoids and short stature in brother and sister—A new syndrome? Am J Med Genet 8:229, 1981.

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