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Congenital glaucoma

Congenital glaucoma: Introduction

Congenital glaucoma: Primary congenital glaucoma is present at birth; however, its manifestations may not be recognized until infancy or early childhood. It is characterized by improper development of the eye's aqueous outflow system, leading to increased intraocular pressure (IOP), with consequent damage to ocular structures, resulting in loss of vision. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Congenital glaucoma is available below.

Symptoms of Congenital glaucoma

Treatments for Congenital glaucoma

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Congenital glaucoma: Complications

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Causes of Congenital glaucoma

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Disease Topics Related To Congenital glaucoma

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Congenital glaucoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Congenital glaucoma

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Congenital glaucoma: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Congenital glaucoma

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Prognosis for Congenital glaucoma

Prognosis for Congenital glaucoma: if not treated promptly can severly affect the visual development.

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Congenital glaucoma: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Congenital glaucoma:

Congenital open-angle glaucoma that results from dysgenesis of the angle structures accompanied by increased intraocular pressure and enlargement of the eye. Treatment is both medical and surgical. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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