Classification of Hereditary Cataracts in Children by Linkage Analysis

Irene H. Maumenee

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Abstract

A total of 12 different types of hereditary cataracts have been positively assigned to the gene map. They are located on autosomes as well as on the X chromosome. This establishes several kinds of cataracts as distinct diseases caused by different mutations. In selected cases the information may be helpful for prenatal diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1554-1558
Number of pages5
JournalOphthalmology
Volume86
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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