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Novel Gene Mutations Causing Primary Congenital Glaucoma

@article{Feizi2010NovelGM,
  title={Novel Gene Mutations Causing Primary Congenital Glaucoma},
  author={S. Feizi},
  journal={Journal of Ophthalmic & Vision Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={5},
  pages={142 - 142}
}
  • S. Feizi
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Ophthalmic & Vision Research
  • P r i m a r y c o n g e n i t a l g l a u c o m a ( P C G ) i s characterized by an anatomical defect in the trabecular meshwork (trabeculodysgenesis) and onset in the neonatal or infantile period, generally before the age of 3 years. The developmental anomaly in the anterior chamber angle manifests by increased intraocular pressure, corneal edema, excessive tearing, photophobia, enlargement of the globe (buphthalmos) and corneal opacification. It is the most severe form of glaucoma, having… CONTINUE READING

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