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Journal:   JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMIC AND VISION RESEARCH   2016 , Volume 11 , Number 1; Page(s) 120 To 123.
 
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PIGMENTARY GLAUCOMA WITH RETINOCHOROIDAL PIGMENTATION (PHOTO ESSAY)

 
 
Author(s):  AHMAD SYED SHOEB*, GHANI SHUAIBAH ABDUL
 
* DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL, KOTA KINABALU 88586, MALAYSIA
 
Abstract: 

PRESENTATION: Pigmentary glaucoma (PG) is considered as an entity within the spectrum of secondary open angle glaucomas.
The condition usually starts in the third or fourth decades of life with disruption of the iris pigment epithelium. The released pigment granules deposit on anterior segment structures such as the corneal endothelium, trabecular meshwork and lens/zonules. This stage is known as primary pigment dispersion syndrome (PPDS). Genetic studies have shown it to be an autosomal dominant disorder with incomplete penetrance…

 
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