congenital cataract

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con·gen·i·tal cat·a·ract

n. catarata congénita, no común, usualmente bilateral, producida a causa de una infección intrauterina, a toxicidad, a una lesión, o a trastornos metabólicos o cromosomáticos.
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Not all the congenital cataract cases are genetic, only 50% are which have multiple geneses; they may be autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive and X-linked (Vanita et al.
Prenatal/perinatal infections, trauma, retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), congenital glaucoma, congenital cataract, uveitis, and refractive errors were accepted as avoidable causes.
While this may be true for some types of amblyopia, for example, complete unilateral congenital cataract, where treatment must be commenced within a few weeks of birth to be effective, for other causes of amblyopia there is increasing evidence that treatment may be effective beyond this age.
Similar clinical features have been reported in other countries along with other notable symptoms like thrombocytopenia, microcephaly, bronchopneumonia, congenital cataract, etc.
Background: Congenital cataract (CC) is the leading cause of visual impairment or blindness in children worldwide.
Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and complications of 20 gauge vitrectomy via corneal approach for the management of congenital cataract.
Blind Indian girls Sonia, 12, and fiveyear-old Anita Singh were born into poverty with congenital cataract blindness but faced a life in darkness as their parents couldn't afford the 15-minute operation they needed.
Dr Taryam said: "The main case of visual impairment in Yemen is cataract which is normally a disease of the aged, but in Yemen many children are born with congenital cataract that needs to be surgically treated to avoid permanent visual loss.
In addition to suggesting a novel therapeutic strategy for humans with blindness in one eye caused by a congenital cataract, droopy eyelid, or misaligned eye, the new research the latest in a series of UCSF studies exploring effects of locomotion on brain function suggests that the adult brain may be far more capable of rewiring and repairing itself than previously thought.
But in Yemen, many children are born with congenital cataract that needs to be surgically treated to avoid permanent visual loss," said Dr Manal.
Group 1 patients were selected among a consecutive series of patients presenting to the Glaucoma Service of a tertiary eye care center that had medically controlled aphakic glaucoma (elevated IOP and typical glaucomatous optic neuropathy, followed by optic nerve head photography or visual field defect in those who were able to take a reliable visual field) following congenital cataract surgery and met the inclusion criteria.
However, for some birth defects such as congenital cataract, ICD-9-CM has more codes than ICD-10-CM and CDC/BPA coding schemes, respectively.
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