Lens Subluxation

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Lens Subluxation

Synonym(s) - Lens Dislocation - Lens Dislocation and Subluxation - Dislocation, Lens - Subluxation, Lens

Definition: Incomplete rupture of the zonule with the displaced lens remaining behind the pupil. In dislocation, or complete rupture, the lens is displaced forward into the anterior chamber or backward into the vitreous body. When congenital, this condition is known as ECTOPIA LENTIS.

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