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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 109-111

Glaucoma management dilemma in a patient with Allgrove syndrome


SV Aravind Eye Hospital, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Maninee Suman
SV Aravind Eye Hospital, Alipiri to Zoo Park Road, Beside NCC Campus, Chittoor District, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh - 517 505
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_3680_20

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AAA syndrome or Allgrove syndrome is a rare multisystem disorder. The ocular manifestations reported in the literature include alacrima, keratoconjunctivitis sicca, corneal melts, lacrimal gland atrophy, pupillary abnormalities, accommodative dysregulation, amblyopia, and optic atrophy. We report here the occurrence of glaucoma in a patient with AAA syndrome, which has not been reported earlier, and also discuss the multiple difficulties in managing glaucoma in the presence of the underlying ocular and systemic conditions.


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