Angle closure glaucoma precipitated by aerosolized atropine.

  title={Angle closure glaucoma precipitated by aerosolized atropine.},
  author={Gregg J Berdy and Susan S Berdy and Laurence Odin and Laurence Hirst},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={151 8},
Angle closure glaucoma is an infrequent form of glaucoma occurring when the filtration mechanism for the aqueous humor is obstructed by apposition of the peripheral iris to the trabecular meshwork. Anatomic features associated with acute-angle closure include congenitally small anterior segments, increased lens thickness, and shallow anterior chamber depth. We present two patients who developed signs and symptoms of angle closure glaucoma after receiving aerosolized atropine for treatment of… CONTINUE READING

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