Axenfeld anomaly

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Axenfeld anomaly

A rare congenital ocular defect caused by anterior segment dysgenesis and characterized by anteriorly displaced Schwalbe’s line and iris bands extending into the cornea. In contrast Rieger’s anomaly includes characteristic iris and pupil anomalies.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version March 2024

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