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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 360-361

Rare association of aniridia with congenital aphakia and secondary glaucoma


Glaucoma Department, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Shaima Alharbi
King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, Orouba Street, Umm Alhamam District, P.O. Box 8139, Riyadh 12329
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1319-4534.347313

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Congenital aniridia is a rare ocular disorder characterized by iris malformation. We present a 3-year-old boy with bilateral anterior-segment dysgenesis, congenital aniridia, congenital aphakia, secondary glaucoma, limbal stem cell deficiency, and band keratopathy. As the intraocular pressure was uncontrolled with antiglaucoma medications, the patient underwent multiple bilateral traditional cyclophotocoagulation (CPC), in addition to micropulse CPC. To the best of our knowledge, aniridia association with congenital aphakia and congenital glaucoma has been very rarely reported.


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