angle-closure glaucoma

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Synonyms for angle-closure glaucoma

glaucoma in which the iris blocks the outflow of aqueous humor

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This definition excludes angle-closure glaucoma and known secondary causes for open-angle glaucoma, such as pseudoexfoliation, pigment dispersion, and traumatic angle recession.[10]
Primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG) is a major blinding form of glaucoma in Asia.
Angle-closure glaucoma, on the other hand, causes the normal drainage to suddenly close.
The unrecognized and untreated angle-closure glaucoma can lead to progressive optic nerve damage and blindness [26].
Appositional Closure Identified by Ultrasound Biomicroscopy in Population-Based Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma Suspects: The Liwan Eye Study.
* With previous history of Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma (AACG).
Acute angle-closure glaucoma symptoms include eye pain, headaches, halos around lights, dilated pupils, vision loss, red eyes, nausea and vomiting," he added.
Glaucoma is generally categorized as open-angle glaucoma (OAG), angle-closure glaucoma (ACG), secondary glaucoma, and congenital glaucoma.
While in adult mostly found Primary Open Angel Glaucoma (POAG) a type of the disease which commonly present in patients belong to Caucasian and African ancestry, however Angle-Closure Glaucoma (ACG) another kind which is more common in patients of Asian ancestry.
Note that there are two common types - the primary open-angle glaucoma and the acute angle-closure glaucoma. Their signs and symptoms are different.
Current understanding of the treatment and outcome of acute primary angle-closure glaucoma: an Asian perspective.
He informed that most common types of adult onset glaucoma are Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG), a form most frequently encountered in patients of Caucasian and African ancestry and Angle-Closure Glaucoma (ACG), which is the more common in patients of Asian ancestry.
Angle-closure glaucoma occurs in two forms: acute and chronic.
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