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Lens coloboma associated with a ciliary body cyst

Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, KSA.
Ophthalmic Genetics (Impact Factor: 1.23). 01/2008; 28(4):208-9. DOI: 10.1080/13816810701531260
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ABSTRACT Isolated congenital lens coloboma is a sectoral indentation of the crystalline lens due to zonular weakness or absence. The purpose of this report is to describe the association of lens coloboma with an adjacent cyst in the ciliary body and to suggest that ciliary body cysts may be an under-recognized cause of congenital lens coloboma.

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