Bilateral persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous: A rare entity

Galhotra, Ritu; Gupta, Kamini; Kaur, Samarjeet; Singh, Paramdeep
February 2012
Oman Journal of Ophthalmology;Feb2012, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p58
Academic Journal
Case Study
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.


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