Complete cryptophthalmos: case report with normal flash-VEP and ERG

J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. May-Jun 1990;27(3):133-5.


We report an infant with bilateral complete cryptophthalmos as part of Fraser Syndrome. Clinical examination and recordings of the electroretinogram and flash visual evoked potential showed a functional visual pathway at retinal and post-retinal levels. Anatomical considerations and the possible complications of surgery made reconstruction of the lids and palpebral fissures inappropriate.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Abnormalities, Multiple
  • Electroretinography*
  • Evoked Potentials, Visual*
  • Eyelids / abnormalities*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Syndrome
  • Ultrasonography