Congenital Cataract Following German Measles in the Mother

  • N. McAlister Gregg


In the first half of the year, 1941, an unusual number of cases of congenital cataract made their appearance in Sydney. Cases of similar type, which appeared during the same period, have since been reported from widely separated parts of Australia. Their frequency, unusual characteristics and wide distribution warranted closer investigation, and this report is an attempt to bring to notice some of the more important features of what might almost be regarded as a mild epidemic.


Congenital Cataract Scarlet Fever Senile Cataract Unusual Number Mature Cataract 
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© Australasian Medical Publishing Co. Ltd 1941

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. McAlister Gregg
    • 1
  1. 1.SydneyAustralia

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