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2022 Dec

Clin Case Rep



A case of angle-closure glaucoma caused by spontaneous lens dislocation.


Kondo K, Isono H
Clin Case Rep. 2022 Dec; 10(12):e6670.
PMID: 36483875.


Spontaneous lens dislocation without genetic factors is rare. In this case, spontaneous lens dislocation occurred without an apparent trigger and resulted in secondary angle-closure glaucoma. A head computed tomography (CT) scan showed lens dislocation. It is critical to assess for lens dislocation during head CT scan for a sudden headache.