International Ophthalmology

, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 2623–2626 | Cite as

Congenital ectropion uveae with glaucoma: a case report

  • Rashmi KumariEmail author
  • Bhawesh Chandra Saha
Case Report


Congenital ectropion uveae (CEU) is a rare anomaly characterized by ectropion uveae, iris hypoplasia, iridotrabecular dysgenesis and glaucoma. The apparent ectropion uveae results from the spread of iris pigment epithelium beyond the iris ruff and onto the anterior surface of the iris. Conclusion Open-angle glaucoma results due to angle dysgenesis, so patients should be carefully examined periodically for its early detection.


Congenital glaucoma Iridotrabecular dysgenesis Intractable glaucoma 


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All authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Regional Institute of Ophthalmology (RIO), Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Science (IGIMS)PatnaIndia
  2. 2.All India Institute of Medical SciencesPatnaIndia

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