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Disease Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous

Name Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous
Synonyms Persistent Fetal Vasculature Syndrome | Persistent Hyaloid Arteries | Persistent Hyaloid Artery | Persistent Hyaloid Vasculature | Persistent Hyaloid Vasculatures
Definition A developmental ocular anomaly in which the primary VITREOUS BODY and its surrounding hyaloid vasculature failed to regress. It is usually unilateral and characterized by CATARACT; MICROPHTHALMOS (small eyeballs), and retrolenticular fibrovascular tissue. (from Yanoff: Ophthalmology, 2nd ed.)
Categories Congenital abnormality | Eye disease
MeSH® ID D054514
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2. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Congenital Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Eye Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous

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