The condition of the lens shown in the image is commonly seen in a case of ?
C. Myotonic Dystrophy
Snow-flake cataract is seen in the image.
Snow flake cataract
- Snow flake opacities located in the anterior and posterior subcapsular cortex have been associaed with Diabetes and Down Syndrome.
- Cortical wedges caused by lens fiber swelling may be seen in Acute onset Diabetes.
Cataract associated with systemic diseases, Trauma & Radiation
|Sunflower cataract||Wilson’s disease Chalcosis|
|Snow flake or Snow storm cataract||Juvenile Diabetes mellitus (accumulation of sorbitol) Down syndrome|
|Rosette shaped cataract||Blunt trauma (vossius ring on the anterior surface of lens)|
|Christmas tree cataract||Myotonic dystrophy|
|Oil droplet cataract||Galactosemia|
|Blue dot cataract||Hypoparathyroidism /Vit D deficiency|
|Shield cataract||Atopic dermatitis|
|Glass blower’s or Glass worker’s cataract||Infrared (heat) cataract|