Unusual ophthalmological findings in a case of partial trisomy 15

I. Kremer, I. Nissenkorn, I. Ben-Sira, R. Steinherz

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The clinical and pathological findings in a two-month old girl having partial trisomy 15, are presented. The patient showed bilateral microphthalmia accompanied by a retrolental mass in her left eye. She underwent vitrectomy, lensectomy and accidental retinectomy. During the course of the operation, persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV) was found with findings of retinal dysplasia on the pathologic examination.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-22
Number of pages2
JournalMetabolic, Pediatric and Systemic Ophthalmology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes


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