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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 61  |  Issue : 11  |  Page : 673-675

Cataract surgery in juvenile xanthogranuloma: Case report and a brief review of literature

1 Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of strabismus, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

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R Muralidhar
Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Aravind Eye Hospital, No. 1, Anna Nagar, Madurai - 625 020, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.119336

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There is limited literature on the management of cataracts in juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG). A 2-month-old girl presented to us with hyphema, secondary glaucoma OU and skin nodules suggestive of JXG. She developed bilateral cataracts during her follow-up and was treated successfully with cataract surgery and aphakic rehabilitation.

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