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VOLUME 8 , ISSUE 1 ( January-April, 2014 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Optic Disk Pit and Iridociliary Cyst Precipitating Angle Closure Glaucoma

Sushmita Kaushik, Parul Ichhpujani, Savleen Kaur, Surinder Singh Pandav

Keywords : Optic disk, Pit, Angle closure glaucoma

Citation Information : Kaushik S, Ichhpujani P, Kaur S, Singh Pandav S. Optic Disk Pit and Iridociliary Cyst Precipitating Angle Closure Glaucoma. J Curr Glaucoma Pract 2014; 8 (1):33-35.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10008-1158

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-04-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Primary angle closure glaucoma is usually a bilateral disease, though it may be asymmetrical. However, it is unusual to see advanced glaucoma in one eye and no disk damage in the other. We present a case of unilateral angle closure glaucoma complicated by an optic disk pit and iridociliary cysts.


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