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Peters anomaly

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.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Peters congenital glaucoma
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q13.4
  • OMIM: 604229  612968
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: C537884
  • GARD: 7377
  • MedDRA: 10059202
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