Congenital ectropion uveae
Congenital ectropion uveae is a rare genetic non-syndromic developmental defect of the eye characterized by the presence of iris pigment epithelium on the anterior surface of the iris anterior insertion of the iris angle dysgenesis and progressive open-angle glaucoma (the latter may present in infancy or may develop later in life). Patients may manifest with headaches ocular pain photophobia and redness watering and/or swelling of the eye. It can often be associated with neurofibromatosis and less commonly with other ocular abnormalities.
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.
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