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Plateau Iris

  • Among the causes of subacute or chronic angle-closure glaucoma.
  • Clinical features:
    • Symptoms: acute, intermittent attack or chronic angle closure glaucoma.
    • Signs:
      • Plateau configuration of the iris with deeper central anterior chamber but shallow in periphery
      • Relative pupillary block
    • Angle crowding by peripheral iris tissue.
  • Management:
    • Laser iridotomy.
    • Long-term miotic therapy.
    • Peripheral iridoplasty.

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