Congenital cataracts in mother, sister, and son of a patient with Hallermann-Streiff syndrome: coincidence or clue?

Am J Med Genet. 1991 Dec 15;41(4):500-2. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.1320410424.


The son of a patient with Hallermann-Streiff Syndrome (HSS) was found to have congenital cataracts, but no other findings of the syndrome. Similar findings were reported in the patient's mother and sister. The significance of this observation is uncertain.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Cataract / complications*
  • Cataract / congenital
  • Cataract / genetics*
  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • Genes, Dominant
  • Hallermann's Syndrome / complications*
  • Hallermann's Syndrome / genetics*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Pedigree