oa South African Medical Journal - Blindness from metabolic cataract - a presenting manifestation of diabetes mellitus
|Article Title||Blindness from metabolic cataract - a presenting manifestation of diabetes mellitus|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology, University of Natal, Durban **Department of Anaesthetics, University of Natal, Durban ***Department of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban|
|Publication Date||Aug 1977|
|Pages||269 - 270|
|Keyword(s)||Anaesthesiology, Blindness, Diabetes mellitus, Endocrinology, Metabolic cataract, Ophthalmology, Pharmacology and Presentation|
Metabolic cataracts in diabetic patients usually develop within the first 3 years of the disease and cause little or no visual disability, but may progress to blindness.
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