Spontaneous capsular ruptures in Alport syndrome

K. R. Sathish, N. Chandrashekar, V. Pai, P. Bhatia, G. Kakkar

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Alport syndrome is an inherited disorder affecting the basement membranes, predominantly of the kidneys, eyes, and ears. In our series of 8 patients, anterior lenticonus was the most common ocular feature, as is typical in these cases. However, spontaneous capsular rupture was the presenting feature in 3 patients, rarely reported in Alport syndrome. On follow-up (3 months), all had spontaneous rupture of the lenticonus in the other eye.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-135
Number of pages5
JournalAnnals of Ophthalmology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ophthalmology


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