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Posterior Y-sutural cataract

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Synonym: Posterior Y-sutural cataracts
HPO: HP:0008031


A type of sutural cataract in which the opacity follows the posterior Y suture. [from HPO]

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  • CROGVPosterior Y-sutural cataract

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Nance-Horan syndrome
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Disease or Syndrome
Nance-Horan syndrome (NHS) is an X-linked disorder characterized by congenital cataracts, dental anomalies, dysmorphic features, and, in some cases, mental retardation (summary by Burdon et al., 2003).
Cataract 10 multiple types
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Mutations in the CRYBA1 gene have been found to cause multiple types of cataract, which have been described as congenital zonular with sutural opacities, congenital nuclear progressive, and progressive lamellar. The preferred title/symbol of this entry was formerly 'Cataract, Congenital Zonular, with Sutural Opacities; CCZS.'
Craniolenticulosutural dysplasia
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Craniolenticulosutural dysplasia is characterized by facial dysmorphism, late-closing fontanels, cataract, and skeletal defects (summary by Boyadjiev et al., 2011).

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Zhang Q, Guo X, Xiao X, Yi J, Jia X, Hejtmancik JF
Mol Vis 2004 Nov 17;10:890-900. PMID: 15570218

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