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Case Report

Year: 2019 | Month: January | Volume: 9 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 303-305

Double Crystalline Lens - A Rare Case Report

Sajad Khanday1, Anshulee Sharma1, Raashid Maqbool Wani2

1Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Srinagar (Kashmir), India
2Consultant, ASG Eye Hospital, Srinagar (Kashmir), India

Corresponding Author: Raashid Maqbool Wani


Introduction: To report the case of an eye with congenital double crystalline lens.
Method: This is an observational case report.
Case Report: General physical examination of the patient showed marfanoid habitus. Slit lamp examination was performed which showed a cataractous chunk of lens material in the anterior chamber, pushing the iris behind. There was pupillary distortion and iris defect at 6 o’ clock position, with synechiae formation between the iris and the cataractous lens. The other lens was at normal position.
Conclusion: To our knowledge, this is the first case reported with a diagnosis of congenital double crystalline lens, with one cataractous lens in the anterior chamber and the other at its normal position.

Key words: Cataractous lens, Lens Duplication

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