Which of the following is seen in Lowe’s syndrome?
C. Secondary cataract
Correct answer : A. Glaucoma
- Lowe’s syndrome is oculo-cerebro-renal syndrome.
- It is an inborn error of amino acid metabolism.
- Congenital cataract and glaucoma are the ocular features.
- Mental retardation, dwarfism, osteomalacia and muscular hypotonia are the other features seen in this syndrome.
Ref: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, A. K. Khurana, 4th edition, p181.
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