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171 Possible Causes for Cataracts Usually Congenital, Secondary Glaucoma

  • Congenital Cataract

    Glaucoma secondary to operation for childhood cataract In: Epstein DL. (ed.), Chandler and Grant's Glaucoma, 3rd edn. Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger, 1986: 521–525.[] What percentage of congenital cataracts are inherited and part of syndromes? Bilateral congenital cataracts are usually inherited or acquired?[] Overview Background A cataract is an opacification of the lens. Congenital cataracts usually are diagnosed at birth.[]

  • Glaucoma

    Abstract We have reviously described surgical techniues for draining severe cases of secondary glaucoma by means of an artificial implant.[] Congenital cataracts had been present, according to the history, since early childhood and were usually accompanied by nystagmus.[] Secondary glaucoma occurs due to a known cause. Both open- and closed-angle glaucoma can be secondary when caused by something known.[]

  • Cataract

    In this case report, we described the examination and diagnosis of a case of iridoschisis accompanied by secondary glaucoma.[] […] features in congenital cataract Congenital cataracts usually present with different symptoms than acquired cataracts.[] She was found to have secondary pigment dispersion glaucoma as the intraocular lens had been inadvertently placed into the ciliary sulcus.[]

  • Traumatic Cataract

    One eye developed secondary glaucoma, one eye underwent re-enclavation, and none developed retinal complications.[] Trauma is one of the acquired causes of cataracts, but they may also be congenital.[] In 5 cases (16.7%), there was no improvement of vision because of central corneal scar, secondary glaucoma, macular pucker, or recurrent retinal detachment.[]

  • Rieger Syndrome

    The patient had prominent Schwalbe's line in all quadrants, iris atrophy, and secondary glaucoma in both eyes.[] Microphthalmos - small eye without normal function (eg, cataract, coloboma, congenital cyst).[] Besides hypoplasia of cornea, iris and chamber angle, its ocular phenotype maybe include dysgenesis of ciliary body which is probably one of the reasons of secondary glaucoma[]

  • Hydrophthalmos

    Any case diagnosed as primary or secondary congenital glaucoma to ocular or systemic abnormalities. Within the age of (0 - 12).[] The hallmark of this disorder is the appearance of congenital bilateral cataracts (thick clouding of the lenses) that are usually deemed visually significant at birth.[] The classical diagnostic triad includes: Congenital cataracts Neonatal or infantile hypotonia with subsequent mental impairment Renal tubular dysfunction progressing to chronic[]

  • Endophthalmitis

    Ocular bee stings are known to cause corneal melts, corneal infiltrates, cataracts, and secondary glaucoma.[] Cataracts usually develop slowly over a period of years and are the leading cause of blindness worldwide. 2 Pharmacists can educate patients regarding the modifiable risk[] CASE PRESENTATION: We report on a 62-year-old female presenting with a sterile hypopyon iritis with secondary glaucoma and an underlying rheumatoid disease.[]

  • Secondary Glaucoma

    Such tumors are rare in non-white races and secondary glaucoma is an uncommon presentation.[] Mantravadi: Usually yes, due to different mechanistic issues. Congenital, infantile, and pediatric glaucomas have a pre-existing outflow problem.[] One of the complications of vitreoretinal surgery is secondary glaucoma.[]

  • Hypomyelinating Leukodystrophy Type 5

    Glaucoma MSPKA 251750 Genetic Test Registry Muscular Dystrophy-Dystroglycanopathy (Congenital With Brain And Eye Anomalies), Type A, 1 Cerebroocular Dysplasia-Muscular Dystrophy[] The infant may also need to be treated for the inherited disorder that is causing the cataracts. Removing a congenital cataract is usually a safe, effective procedure.[] Hypomyelination and congenital cataract (HCC) is usually characterized by bilateral congenital cataracts and normal psychomotor development in the first year of life, followed[]

  • Anterior Synechiae

    With angle closure, the secondary glaucoma occurs.[] Cataract is not infrequently found associated with it, generally in the form of the anterior or posterior polar cataract which in these cases is usually congenital.[] If secondary glaucoma occurs after cataract surgery, corticosteroids should be tapered to the lowest effective dose or discontinued altogether if possible; steroid-sparing[]

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