|Year : 2021 | Volume
| Issue : 3 | Page : 452
Quadrantic lamellar lens opacity - Rule out Stickler!
Vanshaj Rai1, Aditi Parab1, Priya Sivakumar2
1 Department of Ophthalmology, Aravind Eye Hospital, Puducherry, India
2 Department of Neuro Ophthalmology and Low Vision Services, Aravind Eye Care, Puducherry, India
|Date of Web Publication||02-Jul-2021|
Dr. Priya Sivakumar
Department of Neuro Ophthalmology and Low Vision Services, Aravind Eye Care, Puducherry - 605 007
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Rai V, Parab A, Sivakumar P. Quadrantic lamellar lens opacity - Rule out Stickler!. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2021;1:452
A 34-year-old man presented with complaints of defective vision in both eyes with no known systemic illness and no history of trauma. His BCVA in right eye was 6/12 and in left eye was 6/9. Anterior segment examination revealed bilateral temporal lamellar cortical lenticular opacity [Figure 1]a and [Figure 1]b, characteristic sign of Stickler syndrome. Other features of stickler syndrome are multiple pigmented radial lattices on retina, congenital myopia, glaucoma due to angle anomalies, typical facial features consists of mid-facial hypoplasia, depressed nasal bridge, micrognathia and anteverted nares, musculoskeletal features include joint spondyloperipheral dysplasia, hypermotility and early-onset osteoarthritis, hearing loss. Bilateral zonal cataracts are usually idiopathic but are also associated with hereditary disorders and maternal vitamin D deficiency.
|Figure 1: (a) Showing quadrantic lamellar cataract in temporal part of lens in right eye. (b) Showing quadrantic lamellar cataract in temporal part of lens in left eye|
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