Ectopia Lentis

Known as: Abnormality of lens position, Congenital ectopic lens, Ectopia Lentis [Disease/Finding] 
Displacement of the lens of the eye secondary to defective zonule formation that is present at the time of birth.
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Hereditary ectopia lentis or lens subluxation can occur with and without systemic associations. Significant overlap can be found… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
The diagnosis of Marfan syndrome (MFS) relies on defined clinical criteria (Ghent nosology), outlined by international expert… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Weill-Marchesani syndrome (WMS) is a well-characterized disorder in which patients develop eye and skeletal abnormalities… (More)
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2009
2009
Ectopia lentis is a genetically heterogeneous condition that is characterized by the subluxation of the lens resulting from the… (More)
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2007
2007
Ectopia lentis is almost always a bilateral condition, although it may be asymmetric in some cases of Marfan syndrome. Unilateral… (More)
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND Marfan syndrome (MFS), inherited as an autosomal dominant trait, typically affects the cardiovascular, skeletal, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Mutations in the gene coding for fibrillin on chromosome 15 (FBN1) are known to cause Marfan syndrome (MFS). A related disorder… (More)
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1994
1994
Ectopia lentis (EL), a dominantly inherited connective tissue disorder, has been genetically linked to the fibrillin gene on… (More)
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1979
1979
Two brothers whose parents were second cousins had ectopia lentis et pupillae. This autosomal recessive disorder is distinguished… (More)
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1977
1977
Six children in three families showed variations of the rare genetic syndrome, ectopia lentis et pupillae. The siblings in two… (More)
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