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Hypermetropia as a presentation of diffuse choroidal haemangioma in sturge-weber syndrome.
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PMID:  22237194     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 16 years old male patient of Sturge-Weber syndrome was referred to glaucoma clinic for the management of unilateral glaucoma. There was also an ipsilateral hypermetropic shift. On detailed investigations, a diffuse choroidal haemangioma was diagnosed which induced this hypermetropic shift. Anisometropia in Sturge-Weber syndrome can give us clue regarding some underlying pathology, so unilateral myopia or hypermetropia should be thoroughly evaluated in such patients.
Authors:
Farah Akhtar; Mahmood Ali; Naima Zaheer; Ayisha Kausar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1681-7168     ISO Abbreviation:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606447     Medline TA:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Country:  Pakistan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  53-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Glaucoma, Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital, Rawalpindi.
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