Unformatted text preview: abnormalities such as Brushfield spots (Trisomy 21) and colobomas. Retinal red reflexes should be present and symmetrical. Dark spots, unilateral blunted red reflex, absent reflex, or a white reflex all require ophthalmologic evaluation. Leukokoria can be caused by glaucoma (cloudy cornea), cataract, or tumor (retinoblastoma). Infants with suspected or known congenital viral infection should have a retinoscopic examination with pupils dilated to look for chorioretinitis. Source: Current Diagnosis and Treatment –Pediatrics; Pages 2,5...
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- Fall '10
- Ophthalmology, Neonatal Eye Care, initial physical maturity, persistent irregular movements, uncoordinated eye movements, Retinal red reflexes