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VOLUME 7 , ISSUE 3 ( September-December, 2013 ) > List of Articles

REVIEW ARTICLE

Pediatric Uveitic Glaucoma

Savleen Kaur, Sushmita Kaushik, Surinder Singh Pandav

Keywords : Uveitic Glaucoma, Children, Intraocular pressure, Corticosteroids

Citation Information : Kaur S, Kaushik S, Singh Pandav S. Pediatric Uveitic Glaucoma. J Curr Glaucoma Pract 2013; 7 (3):115-117.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10008-1147

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

The pediatric glaucomas present some of the greatest clinical challenges. Uveitic glaucoma is a pathology whose causes and treatment are still a great enigma to all glaucoma specialists. We describe the spectrum of pediatric uveitic glaucoma along with its risk factors and the outcome of treatment in this subgroup. Our paper aims to review the existing literature on the subject and throw light on how to manage these cases.


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