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Congenital nuclear cataract

Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD

Photographer: Toni Venckus, CRA

Congenital nuclear cataracts may involve the entire nucleus, or a portion of it as seen in this photograph. These photographs also show a mild persistent pupillary membrane which is most visible in the red reflex.

a mild persistent pupillary membrane which is most visible in the red reflex.

a mild persistent pupillary membrane which is most visible in the red reflex.

a mild persistent pupillary membrane which is most visible in the red reflex.


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last updated: 10/10/2014
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