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October 1974

Angle-Closure Glaucoma Secondary to Ciliary Body Swelling

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa, Iowa City.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1974;92(4):287-290. doi:10.1001/archopht.1974.01010010297004

Two cases of unilateral angle-closure glaucoma were accompanied by marked myopia and dramatic shallowing of the anterior chamber. Between attacks the anterior chambers were deep. The cause may be a spasm and swelling of the ciliary body.

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