|Year : 2021 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 166
Bilateral preexisting posterior capsular dehiscence in an infant
Surbhi Khurana, Parul C Gupta, Jagat Ram
Advanced Eye Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India
|Date of Web Publication||01-Apr-2021|
Dr. Jagat Ram
Department of Ophthalmology, PGIMER, Chandigarh - 160 012
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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Khurana S, Gupta PC, Ram J. Bilateral preexisting posterior capsular dehiscence in an infant. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2021;1:166
An 8-month-old healthy infant was brought with the complaint of white reflex in both eyes (OU). Ocular examination revealed central, steady, and maintained fixation OU and congenital cataract, which was partially dislocated in anterior vitreous through a preexisting posterior capsular dehiscence (PCD) in both the eyes [Figure 1]a and [Figure 1]b. Bilateral PCD and posterior dislocation of the cataract was confirmed on anterior-segment optical coherence tomography [[Figure 1]c and [Figure 1]d, arrows], as well as B-scan ultrasonography. Such bilateral preexisting PCD in infants can be congenital, or in association with posterior lenticonus, lentiglobus, or posterior polar cataract.,, The child underwent bilateral phacoaspiration with intraocular lens implantation and anterior vitrectomy.
|Figure 1: (a and b) Anterior segment photograph showing a posteriorly dislocated cataract through a central posterior capsular dehiscence in the right and left eye respectively. (c and d) Anterior segment optical coherence tomography (Casia 2, Tomey, Germany) showing hyperreflective material in anterior vitreous (arrow), suggestive of posterior dislocation of cataract through a posterior capsular defect in the right and left eye, respectively|
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