Congenital blindness and osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome

Dave H. Lee, Deborah Wenkert, Michael P. Whyte, Michael T. Trese, Oscar A. Cruz

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Isteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome (OPPG) is a rare heritable entity that features severe osteoporosis and many variable ophthalmic findings leading to congenital or juvenile blindness. These include microph-thalmos, cataracts, bilateral pseudogliomatous retinal detachments, and phthisis bulbi. OPPG is usually not suspected until fractures occur, frequently after seemingly minor trauma. We report the ophthalmic find-ings of an infant girl with OPPG.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-77
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of AAPOS
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2003


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