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Title: Bilateral cataract and high myopia in a child with trichothiodystrophy: a case report
Authors: Vandenberghe, Katleen ×
Casteels, Ingele
Vandenbussche, Erik
de Zegher, Francis
De Boeck, Christiane #
Issue Date: Nov-2002
Series Title: Bulletin de la Société belge d'ophtalmologie issue:282 pages:15-8
Abstract: Trichothiodystrophy refers to a group of autosomal recessive disorders that have in common brittle sulphur-deficient hair (7). The abnormalities are usually obvious at birth and the clinical expression is variable. Ocular abnormalities are common with bilateral cataract being the most frequent one. We report on a four year old boy with trichothiodystrophy (complementation group TTD-A) who presented to us with strabismus, high myopia and bilateral cataract.
ISSN: 0081-0746
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Cardiology
Research Group Ophthalmology
Section Newborn (-)
Pediatric Pulmonology Section (-)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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