microphakia


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microphakia

[‚mī·krō′fā·kē·ə]
(medicine)
Congenital condition of abnormal smallness of the crystalline lens.
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Microscopic abnormalities typically include microphthalmos, opaque and pigmented cornea, aphakia or microphakia, and absence of a normal anterior chamber.
This report documents the most complex case of porcine congenital microphthalmic syndrome to the authors' knowledge, characterized by microphthalmia, multiple persistent pupillary membranes (PPMs) which consisted of both iris-to-iris and iris-to-lens, microphakia with cataract formation, myovascularised membrane in the vitreous, retinal detachment, and retinal dysplasia.
(3) Ocular associations with microcornea includes glaucoma (closed and open angle), congenital cataract, leukoma, optic nerve hypoplasia, microphakia and cornea plana.