Cataracte, Mode de Révélation d’une Trisomie 21 chez un Nourrisson de Deux Mois : À Propos d’un Cas au Centre Mère et Enfant de la Fondation Chantal Biya, Cameroun

Ritha Carole Mbono Betoko, Suzanne Sap Ngo Um, Viola Dohvoma, Njiandock Fomenky, Jocelyn Tony Nengom, Célestin Danwang, Côme Ebana Mvogo, Paul Olivier Koki Ndombo

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RÉSUMÉ
Notre cas clinique porte sur le diagnostic d’une trisomie 21 au décours de la découverte d’une cataracte chez un nourrisson de 2 mois. Il soulève l’intérêt du diagnostic précoce de cette affection à travers la consultation pédiatrique postnatale. Il souligne les bénéfices du traitement précoce de la cataracte et le caractère multidisciplinaire du suivi de l’enfant atteint de trisomie en milieu africain.
ABSTRACT
We report the case of Down syndrome discovered of a cataract in a 2 months old infant. It raises the interest of early diagnosis of this condition through postnatal pediatric consultation. It highlights the benefits of early treatment of cataract and multidisciplinary monitoring of children with Down syndrome in African setting.


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cataracte, Trisomie 21, enfant

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