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Autosomal recessive nonsyndromic congenital nuclear cataract

Autosomal recessive nonsyndromic congenital nuclear cataract: Introduction

Autosomal recessive nonsyndromic congenital nuclear cataract: A rare recessively inherited type of congenital cataract that is not associated with any other abnormality. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Autosomal recessive nonsyndromic congenital nuclear cataract is available below.

Symptoms of Autosomal recessive nonsyndromic congenital nuclear cataract

Treatments for Autosomal recessive nonsyndromic congenital nuclear cataract

  • Treatment depends on the severity of cataracts. Some mild cataracts will be observed if the are not interfering with the child's vision and development
  • Surgical treatment to remove the cataract is the treatment of choice for more severe cataracts. It is ideally performed in babies at less than 17 weeks of age to minimise visual loss, but complications with glaucoma may mean that a decision to delay surgery is made. Timing of surgery in older children is dependant upon degree of visual impairment and other factors
  • At the time of surgery, the patient may have an intraocular lens implantation, or be treated with contact lenses or glasses depending upon the child's age and other factors
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Autosomal recessive nonsyndromic congenital nuclear cataract is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Autosomal recessive nonsyndromic congenital nuclear cataract, or a subtype of Autosomal recessive nonsyndromic congenital nuclear cataract, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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  1. Autosomal recessive nonsyndromic congenital nuclear cataract: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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