Cerulean cataract

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Cerulean cataract

Synonyms: Blue-dot cataract

A type of hereditary congenital cataract distinguished by bluish and white opacifications in the superficial layers of the fetal lens nucleus and adult lens nucleus and characterized by reduced visual acuity in childhood eventually necessitating extraction of the lens.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version December 2023

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