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577 Possible Causes for Early-Onset Cataracts

  • Snowflake Vitreoretinal Degeneration

    Diagnostic features of SVD include fibrillar degeneration of the vitreous humor, early-onset cataract, minute crystalline deposits in the neurosensory retina, and retinal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Corneal guttae (4/5; 80%), early onset cataract (5/6; 83%), fibrillar vitreous degeneration (6/6; 100%), and peripheral retinal abnormalities (5/6; 83%), including minute[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Early-Onset Nuclear Cataract

    Homepage Rare diseases Search Search for a rare disease Early-onset nuclear cataract ORPHA:98991 Synonym(s): - Prevalence: - Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Autosomal recessive[orpha.net] Increased risk of cancer in patients with early-onset cataracts: A nationwide population-based study. Cancer Sci. 2014;105(4):431-6.[ijsurgery.com] Etiopathogenesis of cataract: an appraisal. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2014;62(2):103-10. Chiang CC, Lin CL, Peng CL, Sung FC, Tsai YY.[ijsurgery.com]

  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration

    Corneal guttae (4/5; 80%), early onset cataract (5/6; 83%), fibrillar vitreous degeneration (6/6; 100%), and peripheral retinal abnormalities (5/6; 83%), including minute[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diagnostic features of SVD include fibrillar degeneration of the vitreous humor, early-onset cataract, minute crystalline deposits in the neurosensory retina, and retinal[malacards.org] However, findings of vitreoretinal degeneration, such as early-onset cataract, severe vitreous degeneration, and retinal detachment, were not observed.[clinicalgate.com]

  • Posterior Subcapsular Cataract

    Homepage Rare diseases Search Search for a rare disease Early-onset posterior subcapsular cataract ORPHA:441447 Synonym(s): - Prevalence: - Inheritance: Autosomal recessive[orpha.net] To report early onset steroid induced posterior subcapsular cataract in a case of common variable immunodeficiency. Methods. Case report. Results.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis

    In conclusion, one should consider the possibility of CTX in any individual with normocholesterolemic xanthomatosis, early-onset cataracts, mental retardation, cerebellar[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tendon xanthomata, early-onset cataracts, and radiological findings of cerebellar atrophy with lesions of the dentate nuclei are useful clinical clues.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The purpose of the CTX Prevalence Study is to help researchers understand how many people with early-onset cataracts in both eyes may have a rare but treatable disease called[globalgenes.org]

  • Lamellar Cataract

    Clinical Correlations: Early onset cataracts that are inherited are often present to some degree at birth but may not be detected until later.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu] It is usually seen bilaterally in early childhood but may be congenital in onset.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu] Infection early in pregnancy is associated with a worse cataract than infection of later onset.[missionforvisionusa.org]

  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia

    2 Myopathy, Reducing Body, X-Linked, Early-Onset, Severe 3 Myopathy, tubular aggregate 3 Myopathy, X-Linked, With Postural Muscle Atrophy 3 Myopia, High, with Cataract And[preventiongenetics.com] Parkinson Disease 15 2 Parkinson Disease 17 1 Parkinson Disease 19 1 Parkinson Disease 2 2 Parkinson Disease 20 1 Parkinson Disease 4 2 Parkinson Disease 6, Autosomal Recessive Early-Onset[preventiongenetics.com] Disease 7 2 Parkinson Disease 8 2 Parkinson's Disease 1 Paroxysmal Choreoathetosis 2 Paroxysmal Extreme Pain Disorder 2 Partial Albinism 2 Partial Lipodystrophy, Congenital Cataracts[preventiongenetics.com]

  • Glaucoma

    Early onset cataract is otherwise rare in POLG-related disorders and so far reported only in a few patients with the clinical pattern of distal myopathy or neuromyopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] infancy Frequently associated w/other ocular abnormalities, often of later onset, incl cataract, glaucoma, & corneal opacification& vascularization May occur either as an[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Our report on a subset of unrelated patients, that showed a distinct autosomal recessive childhood-onset neuromyopathy with congenital cataracts and glaucoma, expands the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Glassblower's Cataract

    One of the biggest causes of early-onset cataracts is excessive exposure to ultraviolet light, especially from the sun.[see-eci.com] Smoking and diabetes have also been linked to early onset cataracts.” “There are also occupational risks.[nuffieldhealth.com] Early onset of cataracts is not typical, but common causes of early cataracts include traumatic injury to the eye, eye disease, diabetes, use of steroidal medications, or[silversteineyecenters.com]

  • Electric Cataract

    Early-onset unilateral electric cataract: a rare clinical entity. J Burn Care Rehabil 2004;25:363–365. 7. Min HK, Kim KH, Choi YI.[synapse.koreamed.org]

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