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2009 Series -  November 3, 2009 Lecture 9 of 52  NEXT»

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QOW110309

This six-year-old boy presented with reduced vision, short stature, and the equator of the lens is visible as shown in figures 1 and 2 above.

1. The most likely diagnosis is:

a. Marfan syndrome
b. Alport syndrome
c. post head trauma
d. Weill-Marchesani syndrome
e. none of the above

2. Refraction in this case will be:

a. hyperopic through the lens and myopic through the space between edge of the pupil and equator of the lens
b. there is no way of predicting
c. myopic through the lens and hyperopic through the space between the edge of the pupil and equator of the lens
d. myopic both through and around the lens
e. none of the above

3. A common laboratory finding in this condition is:
a. high white count
b. fragile red blood cells
c. delayed carpal ossification
d. homocystine in the urine
e. all of the above

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