A Case Report of Deuteranopia with Ocular Albinism: A Variant of Forsius-Eriksson Syndrome

  • Akio Majima
Part of the Documenta Ophthalmologica Proceedings Series book series (DOPS, volume 46)


The Forsius-Eriksson syndrome is known as an X-linked ocular anomaly with albinism of the fundus, hypoplasia of the fovea, impairment of vision, nystagmus, astigmatism, progressive myopia and protanomaly. The author encountered a 33-year-old male referred to our clinic because of a severe corneal ulcer. By ocular examinations including a color vision test with the Nagel anomaloscope, almost the same symptoms as deuteranopia instead of protanomaly were detected. His brother had similar symptoms and his mother did not have the mosaic pigment patterns in the fundus. Therefore, this case was diagnosed as a variant of the Forsius-Eriksson syndrome.


Color Vision Corneal Ulcer Color Vision Deficiency Ocular Examination Ocular Finding 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akio Majima
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  1. 1.Department of OpthalmologyNagoya City University Medical SchoolKawasumi, Mizuho-cho, Mizuho-ku NagoyaJapan

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