Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma

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Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma

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The terms "Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma" returned 61 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Topiramate-associated acute, bilateral, angle-closure glaucoma: case report.
 

Author(s): Lucas Barasnevicius Quagliato, Kleyton Barella, José Maria Abreu Neto, Elizabeth Maria Aparecida Barasnevicius Quagliato

Journal: Arq Bras Oftalmol. ;76(1):48-9.

 

This paper describes a topiramate induced acute bilateral angle-closure glaucoma. This rare adverse effect is an idiosyncratic reaction characterized by uveal effusion and lens forward displacement, leading to increased intraocular pressure and vision loss. We describe a 55 year-old ...

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2013

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Bilateral nonarteritic anterior ischemic neuropathy following acute angle-closure glaucoma in a patient with iridoschisis: case report.
 

Author(s): André Torricelli, Alexandre Soares Castro Reis, Julio Zaki Abucham, Ricardo Suzuki, Roberto Freire Santiago Malta, Mário Luiz R Monteiro

Journal: Arq Bras Oftalmol. ;74(1):61-3.

 

A 55-year-old woman was referred to our clinic because of a one-week history of visual loss and raised intraocular pressure in the left eye followed 4 days later by visual loss in the right eye. Slit-lamp examination showed bilateral conjunctival hyperemia, slight diffuse corneal ...

Last Updated: 14 Jun 2011

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[Acute bilateral angle-closure glaucoma induced by topiramate: contribution of Visante OCT].
 

Author(s): R Tahiri Joutei Hassani, S Dupont Monod, G Oukacha, F Mantout, R Benrabah, E Heron, C Baudouin

Journal: J Fr Ophtalmol. 2010 May;33(5):307-11.

 

Topiramate, a sulfamate-substituted monosaccharide classically used as an antiepileptic medication, has been widely used since its recent indication for migraine prophylaxis. We report the case of a 68-year-old woman who developed bilateral acute glaucoma following topiramate migraine prophylaxis.

Last Updated: 24 May 2010

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The terms "Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acute myopia and angle closure glaucoma from topiramate in a seven-year-old: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Yuna Rapoport, Nancy Benegas, Rachel W Kuchtey, Karen M Joos

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A case is reported of acute bilateral myopia and angle closure glaucoma in a 7-year-old patient from topiramate toxicity. This is the second known reported case of topiramate induced acute angle closure glaucoma and third known reported case of topiramate induced acute myopia in a pediatric patient.

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2014

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[Acute angle closure and angle closure glaucoma: Phacoemulsification as first-line treatment].
 

Author(s): Y Lachkar

Journal: J Fr Ophtalmol. 2010 Apr;33(4):273-8.

 

Angle closure glaucoma is characterized by an optic neuropathy with a glaucomatous visual field defect with a white painless eye and mimics primary open-angle glaucoma. Acute angle closure attack is more symptomatic, with a red painful eye and elevated intraocular pressure. In both ...

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2010

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Current understanding of the treatment and outcome of acute primary angle-closure glaucoma: an Asian perspective.
 

Author(s): Leslie P S Ang, Leonard P K Ang

Journal: Ann. Acad. Med. Singap.. 2008 Mar;37(3):210-5.

 

Primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG) is a major cause of blindness among Asians. A better understanding of the disease will improve the treatment and outcome of this condition.

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2008

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Investigating the Neuroprotective Effect of Cop-1 (Copaxone) in Acute Primary Angle Closure
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Glaucoma, Angle-closure, Primary, Acute

 

Last Updated: 4 Sep 2013

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ALPI vs Medical Therapy Effects on Optic Nerve Structure & Function
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Glaucoma

 

Last Updated: 13 May 2008

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