Ocular findings in 55 patients with Down's syndrome.

  title={Ocular findings in 55 patients with Down's syndrome.},
  author={Ayşe T{\"u}lin Berk and Ali Osman Saatçi and M D Erçal and Murat Tunç and Mehmet Hakan Ergin},
  journal={Ophthalmic genetics},
  volume={17 1},
Fifty-five patients with Down's syndrome were examined to evaluate the characteristics and frequency of ocular findings. Of these patients, 29 (52.7%) were hypermetropes, 7 (12.7%) were emmetropes, and 7 (12.7%) were myopes; astigmatism of more than 3.00 diopters was present in 7(12.7%) patients. Strabismus was observed in 12 (21.8%) patients. All but one of these 12 patients also had esotropia. Congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction was present in 12 subjects (21.8%). Blepharitis was found… CONTINUE READING


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