Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD
Photographer: Stefani Karakas, CRA
Morgagnian cataracts are advanced cortical cataracts in which the nucleus is freely mobile within liquefied cortex. In this photo, a brunescent nucleus can be seen sunken to the bottom of the capsular bag with the white, liquefied cortex visible superiorly.
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