DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for congenital aphakia

Congenital aphakia [DOID:11367]

Aphakia is the absence of the lens of the eye, due to surgical removal, a perforating wound or ulcer, or congenital anomaly. It causes a loss of accommodation, hyperopia, and a deep anterior chamber. Complications include detachment of the vitreous or retina, and glaucoma.

Synonyms:  congenital aphakia,  DOID:11367,  APHAKIA, CONGENITAL PRIMARY,  Congenital absence of lens,  Congenital aphakia (disorder) ...

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