Disease Information for Pseudoexfoliation lens syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Blurred Cloudy Vision
Dimming vision/acute
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Ethnic or Racial Factors
Danish population
Finnish population
Northern European population/extraction
Norwegian population
Scandanavian population/ethnic stock
Scandinavian population
Swedish population
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Glaucoma
Glaucoma, narrow angle
Lens dislocation
Lens dislocation, acquired
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Anterior chamber of eye involvement/disorder
CLASS/Eye involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Eyes/accessory (category)
CLASS/Lens involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Process
PROCESS/Degenerative/necrosis disorder (category)
PROCESS/Hereditary/Genetic predisposition (ex)
PROCESS/Hereditofamilial (category)
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Rare disease (ex)
Definition

This is a hereditary disorder of the eyes with epithelial

deposits. There is particular anterior lens capsule focus which predisposis to lens dislocation and glaucoma. Usually it is seen in Scandanavian or Northern European population. Pathology findings include typical eosinophilic-staining deposits pallisaded on the anterior lens capsule surface.

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