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Journal of Glaucoma:
doi: 10.1097/IJG.0b013e3182741efe
Case Report

A Ciliary Body Tumor Preventing Angle Closure

Mehanna, Chadi MD, PhD*,†,‡,§; Desjardins, Laurence MD; Puech, Michel MD; Cohn, Howard MD#

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Abstract

We present a case report of a 60-year-old white woman, found to have advanced angle closure glaucoma in the right eye and appositional closure for about half of the left eye and no glaucoma. The remaining angle of the left eye was open with localized heavy pigmentation of the ciliary body band and trabecular meshwork. Ultrasound biomicroscopy showed a ciliary body tumor displacing the iris root centripetally preventing angle closure.

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