Congenital Sutural Cataract
Now open: Certificate Course in Management of Covid-19 by Govt. Of Gujarat and PlexusMDKnow more...Now open: Certificate Course in Management of Covid-19 by Govt. Of Gujarat and PlexusMDKnow more...
A 7-year-old girl presented with decreased vision in the right eye that was detected during school screening. The best corrected visual acuity was 20/40 in the right eye and 20/20 in the left eye. Examination of the right eye revealed a clear cornea with Y-shaped lenticular opacities diagnostic of a sutural cataract. When the eye was examined through a slit lamp with diffuse illumination, the opacities followed the anterior and posterior Y sutures of the lens, with the anterior suture having the shape of an upright Y and the posterior suture having the shape of an inverted Y. Sutural cataracts are congenital lens opacities that affect the Y sutures of the nucleus of the fetal lens; typically, sutural cataracts do not progress...

http://bit.ly/2tU7Kez
Like
Comment
Share