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Familial posterior lenticonus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7713239     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Posterior lenticonus tends to be unilateral and there is no evidence that this is a familial condition. We report three cases of bilateral posterior lenticonus in boys. The mothers of all three cases had posterior lenticular changes, less severe than their sons. We suggest that bilateral posterior lenticonus may be inherited in an X-linked fashion.
A J Vivian; C Lloyd; I Russell-Eggitt; D Taylor
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Eye (London, England)     Volume:  9 ( Pt 1)     ISSN:  0950-222X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eye (Lond)     Publication Date:  1995  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-05-17     Completed Date:  1995-05-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703986     Medline TA:  Eye (Lond)     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  119-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
Hospital for Sick Children, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Cataract / complications,  pathology
Child, Preschool
Lens Diseases / genetics*,  pathology
Lens, Crystalline / pathology
Linkage (Genetics)*
X Chromosome*

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