The disease associated with the cataract shown in the below image is?
Ans.D. Myotonic Dystrophy
The above image depicts Christmas tree cataract.
- Myotonic dystrophy is typically associated with Christmas tree cataract with salt and pepper fundus.
- patients develop fine dust-like opacities with interspersed polychromatic stellate iridescent crystals in the lens cortex.
- This appears like a Christmas tree cataract, progresses to posterior subcapsular cataract.
- An Autosomal dominant disorder characterized by delayed relaxation of muscles, ptosis, myotonia.