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ID DOID:1687
Name neovascular glaucoma
Definition A glaucoma characterized by narrowing of the anterior chamber angle secondary to neovascularization along the iris and iridocorneal angle such that the aqueous fluid outflow is blocked and intraocular pressure becomes inappropriately elevated leading to optic nerve damage and visual field loss. Neovascular glaucoma has_symptom progressive peripheral vision loss, decreased vision, and pain, redness, and headache in acute cases. Neovascular glaucoma can be related to abnormal angiogenesis with ischemic retinal diseases, inflammation, diabetes mellitus, intraocular malignancy, and autoinmmune diseases.
https://journalretinavitreous.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40942-016-0051-x
Xrefs

MESH:D015355

SNOMEDCT_US_2020_09_01:193564003

UMLS_CUI:C0017609

Synonyms

secondary angle-closure glaucoma with rubeosis [EXACT]

Parent Relationships

is_a glaucoma

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