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Sunset Syndrome

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Disease or Syndrome


Decentration, or malposition of intraocular lens; zonular dehiscence or lens malposition caused by zonular or parsplana fixation. [from NCI]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVSunset Syndrome

Professional guidelines


Standardization of Uveitis Nomenclature (SUN) Working Group
Am J Ophthalmol 2021 Aug;228:205-211. Epub 2021 Apr 9 doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2021.03.036. PMID: 33845018Free PMC Article
Turkel SB
Curr Psychiatry Rep 2017 Nov 7;19(12):101. doi: 10.1007/s11920-017-0851-1. PMID: 29110102
Herbort CP Jr, Abu El Asrar AM, Yamamoto JH, Pavésio CE, Gupta V, Khairallah M, Tugal-Tutkun I, Soheilian M, Takeuchi M, Papadia M
Int Ophthalmol 2017 Dec;37(6):1383-1395. Epub 2016 Nov 14 doi: 10.1007/s10792-016-0395-0. PMID: 27844182Free PMC Article

Recent clinical studies


Obstbaum SA, To K
Aust N Z J Ophthalmol 1989 Aug;17(3):265-71. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9071.1989.tb00531.x. PMID: 2679812
Allara RD, Weinstein GW
Ophthalmic Surg 1987 Nov;18(11):811-4. PMID: 3501090
Böke WR, Krüger HC
J Am Intraocul Implant Soc 1985 Mar;11(2):179-84. doi: 10.1016/s0146-2776(85)80022-7. PMID: 3988619
Hamilton RS
Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc 1983;81:276-9. PMID: 6610242Free PMC Article

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