|Year : 2018 | Volume
| Issue : 8 | Page : 1192
Bilateral lens coloboma associated with Marfan syndrome
Gaurav Gupta, Parul Goyal, Chintan Malhotra, Arun Kumar Jain
Advanced Eye Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
|Date of Web Publication||23-Jul-2018|
Dr. Arun Kumar Jain
Advanced Eye Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Gupta G, Goyal P, Malhotra C, Jain AK. Bilateral lens coloboma associated with Marfan syndrome. Indian J Ophthalmol 2018;66:1192
|How to cite this URL:|
Gupta G, Goyal P, Malhotra C, Jain AK. Bilateral lens coloboma associated with Marfan syndrome. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2018 [cited 2022 Aug 10];66:1192. Available from: https://www.ijo.in/text.asp?2018/66/8/1192/237342
An 18-year-old-female, a known case of Marfan syndrome, was referred to us for routine eye evaluation. Her best-corrected visual acuity was 20/40 in both eyes. Her retinoscopic findings were −6.75DS/−3.50DC × 5° in the right eye and −8.0DS/−1.50DC × 5° in the left eye. On biomicroscopic examination, her corneas were clear. There was presence of indentation or concavity of lens periphery inferiorly in both eyes extending approximately 2 clock hours in the right eye [Figure 1]a and 1 clock hours in the left eye [Figure 1]b, suggestive of bilateral inferior lens coloboma. Fundus was normal. Lens colobomas are congenital lens anomaly, rarely seen with Marfan syndrome. They are usually managed conservatively.
|Figure 1: Anterior-segment photographs of right (a) and left (b) eye, showing the presence of indentation or concavity of lens periphery inferiorly in both the eyes, suggestive of bilateral inferior lens coloboma|
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