2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
6 Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Part II: Pediatric Ophthalmology
Chapter 28: Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease
Familial Oculorenal Syndromes
Alport syndrome shows different inheritance patterns, but X-linked inheritance is the most common. Ocular findings include anterior lenticonus or anterior subcapsular cataract, posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy, and fleck retinopathy. Alport syndrome is a basement membrane disease that can include progressive renal failure and deafness.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.