PLL-A - Primary Lens Luxation/Générique

Lens displacement in the eye

Description: 
Partial or complete breakdown of the zonular ligaments suspending the lens
Symptomes: 
Reddened eye, pain, corneal oedema, glaucoma which can damage the optic nerve causing blindness
Age d'aparition: 
Between 3 and 8 years old
Fréquence: 
Not available
Gène impliqué: 
ADAMTS17
Mutation testée: 
c.1473+1G>A
Transmission: 
Autosomal Recessive
Brevet: 
_
Remarques: 
Primary lens luxation affects both eyes although few weeks or few months can separate luxation from each eye.