Juvenile Glaucoma Workup

Updated: Dec 14, 2016
  • Author: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Workup

Laboratory Studies

Mutational analysis of the myocilin gene at chromosomal region 1q21-q31 can be performed. More than 50% of disease-causing alleles may be screened by restriction enzyme analysis.

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Imaging Studies

Glaucoma assessment - Field testing, fundus photography, and retinal tomography

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Procedures

See Physical.

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Histologic Findings

An isolated report by Tawara and Inomata found an abnormal compact trabecular meshwork in patients with juvenile glaucoma. [6]

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