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April 1988

Family With Aniridia, Microcornea, and Spontaneously Reabsorbed Cataract

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, Shimane Medical University, Izumo, Japan.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1988;106(4):502-504. doi:10.1001/archopht.1988.01060130548033

• We examined a family that had aniridia, microcornea, and spontaneously reabsorbed cataract in three members in three generations. An autosomal dominant inheritance for these features was strongly suggested. We believe that a spontaneously reabsorbed cataract is particularly unusual in association with aniridia.