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Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome

Murali Ariga, M Nivean, P Utkarsha

Keywords : Pseudoexfoliation, Weak zonules, Mydriasis, Secondary glaucoma, Homocysteine, Mutations

Citation Information : Ariga M, Nivean M, Utkarsha P. Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome. J Curr Glaucoma Pract 2013; 7 (3):118-120.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10008-1148

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2013

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


Abstract

Pseudoexfoliation (PXF) syndrome is a well-recognized clinical entity of considerable clinical significance. It is associated with poor mydriasis, cataracts with weak zonular support, secondary glaucoma and possibly with biochemical abnormalities, such as elevated homocysteine and systemic diseases involving the cardiovascular and central nervous system. There have also been some recent studies identifying mutations in genes which are associated with PXF.


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