Ocular involvement in scleroderma.

  title={Ocular involvement in scleroderma.},
  author={R H West and A. J. Barnett},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={63 12},
Thirty-eight patients with scleroderma (progressive systemic sclerosis) without renal failure were subjected to detailed clinical ophthalmic assessment. Abnormalities were frequent. However, many of these, including lens opacities, vitreous frosting, and arteriosclerotic changes, were considered to be age-related, and there were various incidental changes. Posterior subcapsular lens opacities in one patient were probably corticosteroid-induced. Changes related to scleroderma included eyelid… CONTINUE READING
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