Russell Silver dwarfism

M. A. Kass, R. O. Howard, J. P. Silverman

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A case of Russell Silver dwarfism is described with intrauterine dwarfism, craniofacial disproportion, congenital asymmetry of the body, triangular face, retro and micrognathia and short incurved fifth fingers. This child has numerous ocular abnormalities including microphthalmia, tunica vasculosa lentis, chronic angle closure glaucoma and retinal degeneration with detachment. The glaucoma was controlled with miotic therapy following an iridectomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1337-1339
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of ophthalmology
Issue number11
StatePublished - Dec 1 1976


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