Homocystinuria and ectopia lentis.

  • M J Hagee
  • Published 1984 in Journal of the American Optometric Association


Homocystinuria is a genetically determined error of metabolism of the amino acid, methionine, which results in increased levels of homocystine and methionine in the blood and urine. A variety of clinical manifestations may result, one of these being the dislocation of the crystalline lens(es). A patient presented in the residency clinic with bilateral… (More)


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