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Klin Oczna. 1992 Jan;94(1):32-3.

[Stickler's syndrome].

[Article in Polish]

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Kliniki Okulistycznej WAM w Lodzi.


Stickler's syndrome or congenital, progressive arthro-ophthalmopathy refers to disturbances of the connective tissue of the organism but mainly the osteoarticular and visual systems. In the visual system one discovers a congenital high myopia, pathological changes in the vitreous in the form of membranes and proliferative bands as well as retinal detachment. A metabolic defect concerning the hyaluronic acid and the collagen of the 2-d type is assumed to be the cause of this syndrome.

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