blue cataract

blue cataract
blue dot cataract 1. a small, round developmental opacity that appears white, brown, or blue; it is common in the periphery of the cortex and occasionally moves into the axial zone of the lens; it rarely affects vision. Called also cerulean c., punctate c., and cataracta caerulea. 2. coronary c.

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