Weill- Marchesani Syndrome: a rare case report

  • L R Puri Sagarmatha Choudhary Eye Hospital, Lahan
  • H Sharma Sagarmatha Choudhary Eye Hospital, Lahan
  • S Aryal Resident, BPKLCOS, Kathmandu
Keywords: Microspherophakia, brachydactyly, Weill-Marchesani syndrome

Abstract

Objective: To describe the presenting features of Weill-Marchesani syndrome

Case: A 22-year-old man presented with high myopia and progressive visual disturbance. He was of short stature and had brachydactyly. His initial Snellen best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) was 6/24 in his right eye and 6/12 in his left eye. Slit lamp examination revealed a sub-luxated micro-spherophakic lens. The patient was diagnosed with Weill-Marchesani syndrome.

Conclusion: Weill-Marchesani syndrome can present wwith progressive myopia in a person of short stature and brachydactyly.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/nepjoph.v4i2.6558

Nepal J Ophthalmol 2012; 4 (2): 336-338

 

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2012-07-27
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Puri, L. R., Sharma, H., & Aryal, S. (2012). Weill- Marchesani Syndrome: a rare case report. Nepalese Journal of Ophthalmology, 4(2), 336-338. https://doi.org/10.3126/nepjoph.v4i2.6558
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