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Peters anomaly

Synonym(s) Peters congenital glaucoma
Prevalence <1 / 1 000 000
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
or Autosomal recessive
Age of onset Infancy
  • Q13.4
  • C537884
  • 10059202


Disease definition

Peters anomaly (PA) is a congenital corneal opacity disorder characterized by a central corneal leukoma that obstructs the pupil leading to visual loss as well as absence of the posterior corneal stroma and Descemet membrane.

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