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Year : 1995  |  Volume : 41  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 22-3

Hallerman-Streiff syndrome.

Dept of Ophthalmology, LTM Medical College, Sion, Bombay.

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A D Nicholson
Dept of Ophthalmology, LTM Medical College, Sion, Bombay.

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A 3 day old female neonate with Hallerman Streiff Syndrome presented with white spots in both the eyes. Both eyebrows and eyelashes were found to be sparse. Anterior chamber was found to be shallow. Total cataract was detected with posterior synechiae. Fundus could not be viewed. General examination revealed other features of Hallerman-Streiff Syndrome--short stature, bird like face, atrophy of skin and natal teeth. Lensectomy was carried out for left eye at the age of 10 weeks. However, the child had repeated respiratory tract infections and died at the age of 22 weeks.


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