Bilateral lens subluxation in Marfan syndrome

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Identifier EEC-Case-Marfan Lens luxation
Title Bilateral lens subluxation in Marfan syndrome
Subject marfan syndrome, lens subluxation, lens dislocation, connective tissue disease, genetic disorder.
Creator Rabih Hage, MD, Emory Eye Center Atlanta Georgia; Valérie Biousse, MD Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine
Description This is a case of known Marfan syndrome with bilateral progressive visual loss. The ocular examination showed bilateral lens dislocation. Figure 1a: Typical superonasal lens subluxation in both eyes Figure 1b: The arrows show the inferior edges of the lenses Figure 2: Optical section of the lenses using a narrow beam Figure 3 : Zonule fibers and anterior vitreous are seen in the light beam path Figure 4: Slit lamp examination: retroillumination Figure 5: Slit lamp examination: retroillumination and magnification - zonule fibers
Contributor Primary Hage, Rabih
Contributor Secondary Biousse, Valerie
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2014
Type Text
Format application/pdf
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Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6kw8cmd
Setname ehsl_novel_eec
Date Created 2014-10-14
Date Modified 2018-07-30
ID 177385
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