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ID DOID:11211
Name buphthalmos
Definition A hydrophthalmos characterized by early onset glaucoma in one or both eyes with elevated intraocular pressure, increased corneal diameter, and swelling of the globe and has_symptom early vision loss, photophobia, blepharospasm, tearing, increased corneal diameter, increased corneal thickness, and enlarged globe. Buphthalmos is caused by severe congenital defects of the trabecular meshwork and anterior chamber angle that block aqueous outflow and raises intraocular pressure, leading to optic nerve atrophy and early vision loss.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1135/
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ICD9CM:743.21

OMIM:231300

UMLS_CUI:C0311251

Synonyms

simple buphthalmos [EXACT]

Parent Relationships

is_a hydrophthalmos

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