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  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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  •  Transplant Surgery
  •  General Surgery
  •  Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  Breast Surgery
  •  Endocrine Surgery
  •  Orthopaedic Surgery
  •  Robotic Surgery
  •  Plastic Surgery

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Citation: Clin Surg. 2018;3(1):2244.Case Report | Open Access

Bilateral Ectopia Lentis in Marfan�s Syndrome: a Case Report

Omolase CO, Akinwalere AK, Omotayo RS, Omolase BO, Elekwachi G and Majekodunmi MY

Department of Ophthalmology, Federal Medical Centre, Nigeria
Department of Radiology, Federal Medical Centre, Nigeria
Department of Dental Services, Federal Medical Centre, Nigeria

*Correspondance to: Omolase CO 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.2244

Abstract

This report is of a twelve year old Nigerian girl who presented to the Eye clinic of Federal Medical Centre, Owo, and Ondo State, Nigeria in March, 2010 on account of poor vision of five years duration. Examination of the patient revealed features which were in keeping with Marfan’s syndrome and bilateral ectopia lentis. The patient was refracted and recommended glasses which improved her vision were prescribed. The patient was also referred to the cardiologist for further evaluation and management. Multi disciplinary approach should be adopted in the management of Marfan’s syndrome so as to prevent complications most especially life threatening ones.

Keywords

Marfan’s Syndrome; Ectopia Lentis; Nigeria

Cite the article

Omolase CO, Akinwalere AK, Omotayo RS, Omolase BO, Elekwachi G, Majekodunmi MY. Bilateral Ectopia Lentis in Marfan�s Syndrome: a Case Report. Clin Surg. 2018; 3: 2244.

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