Congenital cataract

Case contributed by Dr Yusra Sheikh


Exclude posterior chamber abnormalities.

Patient Data

Age: Neonate

Both lens are thickened and echogenic consistent with cataract. Both anterior and posterior chambers are normal. No retinal detachment.

Case Discussion

This was a case of antenatal dignosis of trisomy 21 and congenital cataracts. Ultrasound was requested to exclude any other abnormality in the posterior chamber.

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