cataract (posterior) polar type 1(redirected from posterior polar cataract type 1)
cataract (posterior) polar type 1A typically disk-shaped subcapsular lens opacity (OMIM:116600) located at the posterior pole of the lens, which can have a marked effect on visual acuity.
Defects in EPHA2, which encodes a protein thought to regulate lens fibre cells shape and interactions (and thought to be important for lens transparency development and maintenance), cause cataract (posterior) polar type 1.
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