Persistent tunica vasculosa lentis

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Persistent tunica vasculosa lentis is a congenital ocular anomaly. Also known as persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous(PHPV) 1) It is a developmental disorder of the vitreous. 2) Usually unilateral and first noticed in the neonatal peirod. 3) Associated with micropthalmos. 4) Lens may be cataractous. 5) Intraocular pressure may be high. 6) Elongated ciliary processes are visible through the dilated pupil. 7) USG B-scan confirms diagnosis in the presence of a cataract.


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