Congenital Cataract

(Childhood cataract) A congenital cataract (cataract) is a cloudy lens showing either at birth or shortly thereafter. A congenital cataract may occur sporadically or by chromosomal anomalies, metabolic disorders (eg. B. galactosemia), intrauterine infection (z. B. rubella) or other maternal diseases are caused during pregnancy. Congenital cataracts can also be an isolated anomaly, which is often inherited familial autosomal dominant. A congenital cataract (cataract) is a cloudy lens showing either…

September 3, 2018
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