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Neovascular glaucoma is the most common type of secondary glaucoma, usually caused by diabetic retinopathy, central retinal vein occlusion and carotid artery obstruction but sometimes by trauma, uvietis or ocular tumors, and characterized by severe eye pain, synechial angle glaucoma, high intraocular pressure and leading to loss of vision.
ORPHA:94058Classification level: Disorder
- Synonym(s): -
- Prevalence: 1-5 / 10 000
- Inheritance: Not applicable
- Age of onset: Adult, Elderly
- ICD-10: H40.5
- OMIM: -
- UMLS: C0017609
- MeSH: D015355
- GARD: -
- MedDRA: 10062891
A summary on this disease is available in Deutsch (2012) Español (2012) Italiano (2012) Nederlands (2012)
- Clinical practice guidelines
- English (2009) - Can J Ophthalmol
- Français (2009) - Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology.
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