Problem

Congenital glaucoma

Other Names:
Buphthalmos
Nature:

Primary juvenile glaucoma is glaucoma that develops due to ocular hypertension and is evident either at birth or within the first few years of life. It is caused due to abnormalities in the anterior chamber angle development that obstruct aqueous outflow in the absence of systemic anomalies or other ocular malformation.

Subject(s):
Biosciences Genetics
Medicine Eyesight
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
10.05.1999 – 00:00 CEST