|Year : 2021 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 170
Garland sign – An uncommon presentation of Axenfeld anomaly
Pratheeba Devi Nivean1, Ramesh Dorairajan2, Varshini Ramesh2
1 MN Eye Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Sundar Eye Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
|Date of Web Publication||01-Apr-2021|
Dr. Pratheeba Devi Nivean
MN Eye Hospital, 781 T H Road, Chennai - 600 021, Tamil Nadu
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|How to cite this article:|
Nivean PD, Dorairajan R, Ramesh V. Garland sign – An uncommon presentation of Axenfeld anomaly. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2021;1:170
Axenfeld anomaly More Details is a condition with an anteriorly displaced and prominent Schwalbe line “(posterior embryotoxon)” [Figure 1]. When this presents along with systemic abnormalities such as dental, cardiac, craniofacial, and abdominal wall defects, we call it as Axenfeld Reiger Syndrome. Here we present a high myopic patient with a detached Posterior Embryotoxon (360°) in both eyes. This condition is called as the “garland sign'. They are more prone to develop Glaucoma in their adulthood. We present this case due to its rare presentation and to emphasize the fact that patients with Posterior Embryotoxon, have 50% chance to develop glaucoma.
|Figure 1: (a and b) External photograph of both eyes showing the posterior embryotoxon (garland sign; arrow). (c) Magnified view of posterior embryotoxon|
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