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Oval-shaped cornea, lens duplication, and optic nerve hypoplasia associated with myelomeningocele.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11124675     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Oval-shaped cornea associated with true lens duplication and separate capsules is a rare anomaly. It can occur as an isolated finding(1,2) or be associated with other ocular and facial maldevelopments.(3-5) We report a novel association of an hourglass cornea, lens duplication, and optic nerve hypoplasia with myelomeningocele in a male infant.
E S Abou-Jaoude; J L Stevens; N R Katz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1091-8531     ISO Abbreviation:  J AAPOS     Publication Date:  2000 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-10     Completed Date:  2001-01-25     Revised Date:  2006-04-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9710011     Medline TA:  J AAPOS     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  377-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Kentucky, Lexington, 40536, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple*
Cataract Extraction
Cornea / abnormalities*
Corneal Diseases / congenital,  diagnosis,  therapy
Diagnosis, Differential
Eye Abnormalities / diagnosis*
Infant, Newborn
Lens Capsule, Crystalline / abnormalities
Lens Diseases / congenital,  diagnosis,  surgery
Lens, Crystalline / abnormalities*
Meningomyelocele / diagnosis*,  surgery
Optic Atrophies, Hereditary / diagnosis
Optic Nerve / abnormalities*
Sensory Deprivation
Visual Acuity

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