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Diseases » Malignant glaucoma » Hidden Causes

Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Malignant glaucoma

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Malignant glaucoma includes:

  • Movement of aqueous humor from the posterior chamber into the vitreous instead of draining to the anterior chamber may be the cause
  • Malignant glaucoma may occur within hours to days or years after surgery. Most commonly, it is seen after
  • Trabeculectomy or surgical iridectomy

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Malignant glaucoma, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Malignant glaucoma. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Malignant glaucoma. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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