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What is Anterior polar cataract 2?

What is Anterior polar cataract 2?

  • Anterior polar cataract 2: A rare, dominantly inherited type of cataract which is characterized by small opacities on the front surface of the eye lens. Vision is usually not affected and the cataract is not associated with any other abnormalities. Type 1 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 17p13.

Anterior polar cataract 2 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Anterior polar cataract 2, or a subtype of Anterior polar cataract 2, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Anterior polar cataract 2: Introduction

Types of Anterior polar cataract 2:

Broader types of Anterior polar cataract 2:

What causes Anterior polar cataract 2?

Causes of Anterior polar cataract 2: see causes of Anterior polar cataract 2

What are the symptoms of Anterior polar cataract 2?

Symptoms of Anterior polar cataract 2: see symptoms of Anterior polar cataract 2

Anterior polar cataract 2: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Anterior polar cataract 2.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Anterior polar cataract 2.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Anterior polar cataract 2: Ophthalmologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Anterior polar cataract 2.
Treatments for Anterior polar cataract 2: see treatments for Anterior polar cataract 2

Name and Aliases of Anterior polar cataract 2

Main name of condition: Anterior polar cataract 2

Other names or spellings for Anterior polar cataract 2:

cataract, anterior polar, 2, CTAA2

CTAA2, Cataract, anterior polar 2
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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