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Cataract, congenital nuclear, autosomal recessive 1

Cataract, congenital nuclear, autosomal recessive 1: Introduction

Cataract, congenital nuclear, autosomal recessive 1: A rare recessively inherited type of congenital cataract that is not associated with any other abnormality. Type 1 is caused by a mutation on chromosome 19q13. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cataract, congenital nuclear, autosomal recessive 1 is available below.

Symptoms of Cataract, congenital nuclear, autosomal recessive 1

Treatments for Cataract, congenital nuclear, autosomal recessive 1

  • 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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  1. Cataract, congenital nuclear, autosomal recessive 1: Introduction
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  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
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