volume 56, issue 1, P105-113 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.1978.tb00472.x
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P. H. ALSBIRK

Abstract: In a material of 839 Greenland Eskimos with no corneal abnormalities, the variations of central corneal thickness (CT) were analysed from a genetic point of view. Environmental factors were suggested by a town-village difference in mean CT level (excess in town), by a higher CT level in families with an indoor occupation, and by a nearly significant husband-wife CT correlation. Using an age-sex-location-independent CT deviation score (CTDS) the family variations were studied in 86 families with two parents and…

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