Hereditary hyperferritinemia-cataract syndrome

Gregory Christiansen, Brian G. Mohney

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Hereditary hyperferritinemia-cataract syndrome (HHCS) is a recently recognized syndrome characterized by dominantly inherited, early-onset cataracts and elevated serum ferritin. The opacities are caused by elevated ferritin protein within the crystalline lens and usually become symptomatic in the second to fourth decade of life. Routine laboratory tests can establish this diagnosis. We report two unrelated cases that presented in the United States.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)294-296
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of AAPOS
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Ophthalmology


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