rubella cataract

ru·bel·la cat·a·ract

embryopathic cataract secondary to intrauterine rubella infection.
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Spontaneous reabsorption of a rubella cataract. Br J Ophthalmol.
Moreover, in children with associated microcornea, persistent fetal vasculature, rubella cataract, and so on, it may be preferable to leave them aphakic at the primary surgery for not increasing the risk of some complications, such as visual axis opacity and persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous [11].
The sero- prevalence of CRS among congenital malformed babies was 12% in 1991 and varied from 0.6 34.5% during the period 1998 2002.17 In a study of 48.5% CC patients, the prevalence of rubella cataract, based on serology and isolation of the virus, was 11.3%.18 There were 13.33% of herpes simplex patients.
In a study of 485 congenital cataract patients by Angra & Moghan (11), the prevalence of rubella cataract, based on serology and isolation of the virus, was 11.3 per cent.