PERSISTENT PUPILLARY MEMBRANE

Muhammad Sharjeel

Abstract


PERSISTENT PUPILLARY MEMBRANE
A 12 years old girl from D.I.Khan city, Pakistan presented with diminished vision. On examination her vision was 6/60 in both eyes, not improving with glasses. The intra-ocular pressure was 15 mmHg in both eyes. Both the corneas were clear and pupils were round, and reactive to light. There was pupillary membrane covering the entire pupil in undilated state. After dilation, we took the picture shown. The persistent pupillary membrane is usually an innocuous finding diagnosed on routine slit-lamp examination but in this case, it was adherent to the anterior lens capsule causing anterior capsular cataract, affecting the visual acquity.

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