Cerulean cataract

Summary: Cerulean cataracts are opaque areas that develop in the lens of the eye that often have a bluish or whitish color. They may be present at birth or develop in very early childhood, but may not be diagnosed until ...1

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Symptoms of Cerulean cataract

Symptoms: The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. Signs and Symptoms

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Causes List: Cerulean cataract

Some of the causes of the condition may include:2 Causes of Cerulean Cataract:

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Types of Cerulean cataract

Some types of this condition may include:3 Types of Cerulean cataract:

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Treatments: Cerulean cataract

Treatment: No treatment is known to prevent cerulean cataracts, and there is currently no cure for the condition. Frequent eye evaluations and eventual cataract surgery are typically required to prevent amblyopia (vision loss) as the opacities progress.[2] The symptoms ...4

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Names and Terminology

Other Names: Cataract, congenital, cerulean type 1; CCA1; Cataract, congenital, blue dot type 1 ...Source: GARD (NIH)5 ...

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References

  1. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 9508/ cerulean-cataract
  2. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  3. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  4. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 9508/ cerulean-cataract
  5. ibid.

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