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Hypocalcaemic cataract as a presenting symptom of renal insufficiency.
  1. G. Q. Kazi,
  2. C. I. Phillips,
  3. A. T. Lambie,
  4. R. J. Winney


    A young man of 17 years presented with bilateral reduced vision because of cataracts. Investigations showed a low level of serum calcium along with other evidence of renal failure. The cataracts were mainly in the posterior pole (cupulliform); faint peripheral cortical opacities were also present--in the form of about a dozen half-loops straddling the equator and extending about half way towards the axial centre of the lens.

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