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Congenital Aniridia Associated with Congenital Aphakia and Glaucoma: A Case Report

Shray Dogra, Pawan Prasher

Keywords : Aniridia, Aphakia, Glaucoma, Keratopathy, Nystagmus

Citation Information : Dogra S, Prasher P. Congenital Aniridia Associated with Congenital Aphakia and Glaucoma: A Case Report. Curr Trends Diagn Treat 2021; 5 (1):53-54.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10055-0120

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 02-06-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Introduction: Congenital aniridia is a rare disease associated with absent irides and various other ocular and systemic conditions. We report an extremely rare incidence of congenital aniridia associated with congenital aphakia and glaucoma in a young man. Case description: A 28-year-old man presented with symptoms of ocular discomfort and low vision in his left eye. Visual acuity was finger counting at a half-meter, and examination showed the presence of aniridia, aphakia, nystagmus, and aniridic keratopathy, along with partial glaucomatous optic atrophy, poor foveal reflex, and a few white vitreous opacities in the fundus. The management was done conservatively with aphakic glasses, lubricants, and antiglaucoma drops. Conclusion: The management of congenital aphakia associated with other ocular anomalies should be aimed at the preservation of residual vision and prevention of sight-threatening complications.

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