Aniridia (A Case Report)

Case report


F. El — Fargani 1, M.S. Qurashi 1, Z.A. Abdel — Rhman 3, M.B. Mousa 2

1-Department of Opthalmology, 7th October Hospital, Al Arab Medical University, Benghazi, G.S.P.L.A.J. 2-Department of Paediatrics, Al Arab Medical University Benghazi, G.S.P.L.A.J. 3-Department of Laboratory Medicine, Al A.rab Medical University Benghazi, G.S.P.L.A.J.

Garyounis Medical Journal Vol. 17, No. 1-2. January/July l994:.112-115


A family of six members; father, mother and four male children are reported to have complete aniridia with other ocular maldevelopment but no systemic involvement. All male members of the Family are affected, but the female (mother) is Free of any involvement. Repeated genetic study is non — conclusive Details of exact pedigree is not available. Immunological survey reveals low levels of IgG and IgA. The recent birth in the same family is a male child with all the ocular ma.? development seen in the other children.

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