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  • Courtesy of Hans E. Grossniklaus, MD.
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    Related: Cataract, Lens
    Ocular Pathology/Oncology

    Cataract. A, Extensive cortical changes are present (asterisk). B, Cortical degeneration. Lens cell fibers (asterisk) are swollen and fragmented. Note the morgagnian globules (arrowheads). The lenticular fragments are opaque and increase osmotic pressure within the capsule.