Oil Droplet Cataract


Oil Droplet Cataract is seen commonly in


A. Diabetes Mellitus

B. Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

C. Thalassemia

D. Galactosemia 



Galactosemia follows which mode of inheritance


A. Autosomal Recessive

B. Autosomal Dominant

C. X-linked Dominant

D. X-linked Recessive



Accumulation of which compound within the lens cells leads to cataract in Galactosemia?


A. Lactitol

B. Dulcitol

C. Mannitol

D. Lactulose



All of the following are correct about Oil drop Cataract EXCEPT.


A. Bilateral lens changes

B. “Oil droplet” appearance on retroillumination

C. Lenticular Hypermetropia

D. May progress to total opacification of the lens



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