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Abstract #81971 Published in IGR 20-4

Congenital ectropion uveae (CEU) with refractory glaucoma: Early trabeculectomy saves vision

Singh K; Bhattacharyya M; Gotmare N; Joon A; Aggarwal H; Singh A
European Journal of Ophthalmology 2019; 0: 1120672119860379


We report the case of congenital ectropion uveae in a 10-year-old boy with intractable unilateral glaucoma but no systemic association. Glaucoma in congenital ectropion uveae is often poorly responsive to medial therapy and requires surgical intervention. Satisfactory results are possible if diagnosis is established early and timely surgery performed, as was the case in our patient.

Guru Nanak Eye Centre, New Delhi, India.

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Classification:

9.1.2 Juvenile glaucoma (Part of: 9 Clinical forms of glaucomas > 9.1 Developmental glaucomas)
2.8 Iris (Part of: 2 Anatomical structures in glaucoma)
12.8.1 Without tube implant (Part of: 12 Surgical treatment > 12.8 Filtering surgery)



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