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85 Possible Causes for Corneal Opacities on Slit Lamp Examination

  • X-Linked Ichthyosis

    The slit-lamp examination revealed punctate opacities in the posterior corneal stroma of each eye.[] Slit-lamp examination in affected adult males and heterozygous females is likely to show comma-shaped corneal opacities in the posterior capsule and corneal stroma.[] A complete family history and physical examination are important before proceeding with confirmatory tests.[]

  • Corneal Opacity

    Slit Lamp Examination- Diffuse Illumination 17. Slit Lamp Examination- Focal Illumination 18. Slit Lamp Examination- Retro Illumination 19.[] Gonioscopic findings and slit-lamp examination suggested that angle closure due to a large volume of the lens may have caused high intraocular pressure levels.[] The patient had bilateral diffuse corneal opacity at the corneal epithelium and anterior stroma under slit-lamp examination.[]

  • Bee Sting

    One year later, a corneal scar and anterior capsular opacity of the lens in the right eye were shown by slit-lamp examination.[] Corneal infiltration gradually decreased, presumably because of the systemic, topical, and subconjunctival steroids.[]

  • Foreign Body in the Eye

    Slit-lamp examination revealed a foreign body embedded in the stroma of the right cornea, surrounded by a very thin stromal reaction and an intact overlying epithelium.[] Case report A 27-year-old female patient was referred by her optician to the casualty department of Moorfields Eye Hospital for corneal opacity in her right eye.[]

  • Keratoconus

    Patients were diagnosed with slit-lamp examination, which revealed corneal opacity with an underlying posterior corneal depression.[] Slit lamp examination indicated multiple anterior corneal stromal opacities with clear intervening spaces accompanied with superficial subepithelial lines arranged in a quasi-whorl-like[] Slit-lamp examination revealed a few well-circumscribed, greyish-white, discrete granular opacities in the central corneal stromae of both eyes.[]

  • Diabetic Cataract

    Cataracts can be confirmed by a slit-lamp examination that will identify yellow, gray or white opacities in the lens.[] Other signs may include recurrent corneal erosions and ulcerations, increased autofluorescence and reduced corneal sensitivity, while the examination of the red reflex at[]

  • Lamellar Cataract

    Slit-lamp examination showed a central, thick corneal stromal opacity with inferior neovascularization in the left eye ( Fig A ).[] The right eye showed thick corneal opacity and brunescent cataractous lens opacity. She had been unable to see with her right eye since childhood.[]

  • Peters Anomaly

    Slit-lamp examination revealed bilateral central corneal opacities which covered the iris and pupils.[] Slit-lamp examination of the right eye showed a central corneal opacity, corneal thinning, and an iridocorneal adhesion.[] examination, including anterior segment and retinal evaluation with slit-lamp microscopy, an A/B ultrasonic scan, and electroretinography (ERG).[]

  • Secondary Amyloidosis

    Slit-lamp microscopy examination demonstrated nodular, subepithelial opacities in the graft.[] To describe a case of secondary amyloidosis that occurred in a corneal graft. A 30-year-old Japanese woman had opacities in the corneal graft in her right eye.[]

  • Fabry Disease

    […] and lenticular opacities (corneal whorls), observed by slit lamp examination unexplained stroke (thrombosis, transient ischemic attacks [TIA], basilar artery ischemia and[] […] lenticular opacities (seen on slit lamp examination, Figure 2) Vascular tortuosity (retina, conjunctiva) Kidneys Microalbuminuria, proteinuria Impaired concentration ability[] […] angiokeratomas), typically in the bathing-suit area sweating abnormalities (anhidrosis, hypohidrosis, and rarely hyperhidrosis) exercise, heat, or cold intolerance characteristic corneal[]

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