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Year : 2017 | Month : August | Volume : 11 | Issue : 8 | Page : ND01 - ND02

Simultaneous Bilateral Anterior and Posterior Lenticonus in Alport Syndrome

Ravi Kant Bamotra, Meenakshi, Prem Chandra Kesarwani, Shazia Qayum

1. Senior Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, GMCH, Chandigarh, India. 2. Senior Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, AIIMS, Rishikesh, Uttrakhand, India. 3. Senior Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, AIIMS, Delhi, India. 4. Senior Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, MMIMSR, Ambala, Haryana, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Ravi Kant Bamotra,
Senior Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, D block, 3rd floor, GMCH Sector-32, Chandigarh-160030, India.
E-mail: dr.ravibamotra@gmail.com

Abstract

Alport syndrome is an inherited disease characterized by progressive renal failure, hearing loss, and ocular abnormalities like anterior lenticonus, corneal opacities, cataract, central perimacular and peripheral coalescing fleck retinopathies, and temporal retinal thinning. Although anterior lenticonus is common in Alport syndrome, simultaneous anterior and posterior lenticonus is a rare presentation. We report a case of a 22-year-old female with simultaneous anterior and posterior lenticonus presentation in which ocular examination lead to the detection of Alport syndrome. The patient had sensorineural deafness as well as microscopic haematuria. Clear lens extraction was performed in both eyes to eliminate lenticular irregular astigmatism for visual rehabilitation.

Keywords

Astigmatism, Renal disease, Sensorineural deafness

How to cite this article :

Ravi Kant Bamotra, Meenakshi, Prem Chandra Kesarwani, Shazia Qayum. SIMULTANEOUS BILATERAL ANTERIOR AND POSTERIOR LENTICONUS IN ALPORT SYNDROME. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 August [cited: 2017 Oct 19 ]; 11:ND01-ND02. Available from
http://jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2017&month=August&volume=11&issue=8&page=ND01-ND02&id=10369

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/25521.10369

Date of Submission: Nov 19, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Feb 02, 2017
Date of Acceptance: May 26, 2017
Date of Publishing: Aug 01, 2017

FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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