A case report of a 31-year-old woman who developed anterior subacapsular cataracts, and associated dermatological signs, after exposure to black mold. While atopic illness is commonly seen in childhood, a growing body of literature supports adult onset atopic dermatitis. Anterior subcapsular cataracts are pathognomonic for atopic illness, and can support a definitive and expedited dermatologic diagnosis of adult onset disease.
Lynch KB, Teitelbaum BA. Anterior Subcapsular Cataract Secondary to Black Mold Exposure. Optometric Clinical Practice. 2019; 1(1):7. doi: 10.37685/uiwlibraries.2575-77126.96.36.1991. https://doi.org/10.37685/uiwlibraries.2575-77188.8.131.521
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