Peters anomaly

Common Name(s)

Peters anomaly, Peter's Anomaly

Peters anomaly is a disorder of the eye which involves thinning and clouding of the cornea and attachment of the iris to the cornea, which causes blurred vision. It may also be associated with clouding of the lens of the eye (cataracts) or other lens abnormalities. Peters anomaly may occur as an isolated ocular abnormality or in association with other ocular defects. Peters anomaly is a feature of the Krause-Kivlin syndrome and the Peters-plus syndrome.
 

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The terms "Peters anomaly" returned 17 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Whole exome sequence analysis of Peters anomaly.
 

Author(s): Eric Weh, Linda M Reis, Hannah C Happ, Alex V Levin, Patricia G Wheeler, Karen L David, Erin Carney, Brad Angle, Natalie Hauser, Elena V Semina

Journal: Hum. Genet.. 2014 Dec;133(12):1497-511.

 

Peters anomaly is a rare form of anterior segment ocular dysgenesis, which can also be associated with additional systemic defects. At this time, the majority of cases of Peters anomaly lack a genetic diagnosis. We performed whole exome sequencing of 27 patients with syndromic or ...

Last Updated: 8 Nov 2014

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A case of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome with Peters anomaly, congenital glaucoma, and heterozygous mutation in CYP1B1.
 

Author(s): Linda M Reis, Rebecca C Tyler, Roberto Zori, Jennifer Burgess, Jennifer Mueller, Elena V Semina

Journal: Ophthalmic Genet.. 2015 Mar;36(1):92-4.

 

We read with interest the recent publication by Tarlan and colleagues 1 describing a patient with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome and ocular features of right microphthalmia and left anterior segment dysgenesis. While anterior segment dysgenesis disorders are occasionally reported with ...

Last Updated: 6 Feb 2015

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Long-term clinical course and visual outcome associated with Peters' anomaly.
 

Author(s): J W Chang, J H Kim, S-J Kim, Y S Yu

Journal: Eye (Lond). 2012 Sep;26(9):1237-42.

 

To investigate the long-term clinical course and visual outcomes of Peters' anomaly cases treated with various treatment modalities.

Last Updated: 17 Sep 2012

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