Hypopyon and iris necrosis in angle-closure glaucoma. Report of two cases.

@article{Friedman1972HypopyonAI,
  title={Hypopyon and iris necrosis in angle-closure glaucoma. Report of two cases.},
  author={Alan H. Friedman and Roger Bloch and Paul Henkind},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1972},
  volume={56 8},
  pages={632-5}
}
A mild anterior chamber aqueous flare and cellular response are common findings in acute angle-closure glaucoma. Chandler and Grant (I965) have noted that "discovery of a great many cells in the aqueous is perfectly consistent with the diagnosis of acute angle-closure glaucoma". We have recently seen two patients who had developed hypopyon during the course of their attacks of acute angle-closure glaucoma. Medical therapy for glaucoma brought the tension under control and the hypopyon… CONTINUE READING

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