Which of the following is seen in Lowe’s syndrome? – Ophthalmology MCQ

Which of the following is seen in Lowe’s syndrome?
A. Glaucoma
B. Choroiditis
C. Secondary cataract
D. Myopia

Correct answer : A. Glaucoma

X-linked recessiveLowe’s syndrome has X-linked recessive inheritance.

  • 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.
Image credits: National Institutes of Health. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:X-linked_recessive.svg

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