Atlas of Ophthalmology

Cataracta Cerulea (Blue Dot Cataract)

Cataracta Cerulea (Blue Dot Cataract)
Blue dot cataract is a common type of congenital cataract; often found during routine clinical examination, usually asymptomatic. Present as discrete bluish opacities in the lens cortex as seen in the slitlamp photo.
Ramgopal, Balu, M.D., Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore, India
Lens -> Congenital and Juvenile Cataracts, Usually Bilateral (see also: Congenital Syndromes) -> Coerulean Cataract
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