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White Dot Cataract

  • Also called pulvurenta cataract
  • Clinical features:
    • Asymptomatic
    • Signs:
      • Usually situated throughout the cortex
      • Fine dust-like opacities within lens nucleus if developed in utero or in infancy
      • May present as dense central opacities within embryonic or fetal nuclei of the lens
  • Management: observation if not visually significant

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