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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 1683-1685

Elevated episcleral venous pressure and its implications: A case of Radius–Maumenee syndrome


1 Department of Glaucoma, Aravind Eye Care, Puducherry, India
2 Department of Neuro Ophthalmology and Low Vision Services, Aravind Eye Care, Puducherry, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Priya Sivakumar
M.S Ophthalmology, Department of Neuro Ophthalmology and Low Vision Services, Aravind Eye Care, Puducherry - 605 007
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_2407_19

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We report a rare case of dilated episcleral veins with unilateral secondary open-angle glaucoma. Our case highlights the possible differentials to be considered and the systematic investigations to be done while ruling out the etiologies. Radius–Maumenee syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. Raised IOP can remain refractory to the medical therapy and conventional trabeculectomy carries higher risk of complications. Here, we discuss the choice of surgical treatment and its implications on management of this secondary open-angle glaucoma.


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