TITLE

Bilateral persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous: A rare entity

AUTHOR(S)
Galhotra, Ritu; Gupta, Kamini; Kaur, Samarjeet; Singh, Paramdeep
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
Oman Journal of Ophthalmology;Feb2012, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 8 month old girl child with poor vision in both eyes. She had a wide angle convergent squint with left eye fixating and nystagmus and leukocoria were noted bilaterally. Orbital ultrasound and computed tomography (CT) revealed bilateral persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV). It informs that incomplete regression of the embryonic vitreous and fetal intraocular vessels cause PHPV.
ACCESSION #
74258496

 

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