13 Possible Causes for Lens Subluxation in USA

  • Ectopia Lentis

    A partial dislocation of a lens is termed lens subluxation or subluxated lens; a complete dislocation of a lens is termed lens luxation or luxated lens. … Lens subluxation is also seen in dogs and is characterized by a partial displacement of the lens. … Other signs of lens subluxation include mild conjunctival redness, vitreous humour degeneration, prolapse of the vitreous into the anterior chamber, and an increase or decrease … [1]

  • Marfan Syndrome
    Lens Dislocation Lens Subluxation

    If the lens subluxation is subtle then imaging with high-resolution ultrasound biomicroscopy might be used. … Eyes Weakness of suspensory ligament of the eye may cause subluxation of lens, which is a common clinical feature in patients. … Nearsightedness and blurred vision are common, but farsightedness can also result particularly if the lens is highly subluxated.[2] [3]

  • Homocystinuria
    Lens Subluxation

    The most common symptoms in the overall population of patients were cognitive impairments and problems with the lens of the eye. … Prominent symptoms include a marfanoid habitus, downward dislocation of the lens, pectus excavatum or carinatum, mental retardation and thromboembolic events. … retardation, thromboembolic events that can eventually lead to aphasia, hemiplegia, pseudobulbar palsy or ataxia, features of Marfan's syndrome, ectopia lentis (dislocation of the lens[4]

  • Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
    Joint Subluxation

    Involvement of the cervical spine may lead to C2,C3 subluxations or fusion of the posterior ligaments of the spine. … Possible complications due to polyarticular JIA include high-level subluxation, accelerated bone age with increased epiphyseal size and narrowing of the joint spaces.[5]

  • Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome
    Lens Dislocation

    Ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) can be useful in cases of iridodonesis and subluxation of the lens. … by iris movements on the lens surface. … PEX has been known to cause a weakening of structures within the eye which help hold the eye's lens in place, called lens zonules.[6] [7]

  • Temporomandibular Joint Subluxation
    Subluxation of Jaw
  • Joint Subluxation
  • Disorder of the Lens
  • Atlantoaxial Subluxation
  • Lens Dislocation

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  1. Ectopia lentis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  2. Marfan Syndrome, Symptoma
  3. Marfan syndrome, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  4. Homocystinuria, Symptoma
  5. Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Symptoma
  6. Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome, Symptoma
  7. Pseudoexfoliation syndrome, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0