closed angle

closed an·gle

(klōzd anggĕl)
Angulation of the working-end of an instrument at an angle between 0 degrees and 40 degrees for insertion beneath the gingival margin into the sulcus or pocket.
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For small hyperopic eyes this can lead to acute closed angle glaucoma (CAG) attacks, but in fact 50% of patients have CAG present for years with limited symptoms such as brow pain at twilight.
Closed angle results through pupillary block (posterior synechiae) or forward rotation of the cilliary body without pupillary block [2].
key task events) yielded significant variability differences across the age groups in two variables: the maximum opened angle of the hip (P2H) and the maximum closed angle of the shoulder during upswing (P3S) (Figure 3a, b).
Exclusion Criteria: Cases with a primary open or closed angle glaucoma, secondary glaucoma due to traumatic cataract complicated cataract, Congenital cataract and secondary cataract were excluded.
AL can help in knowing various conditions of the eye like staphyloma, risk of retinal detachment, intraocular lens power calculation before cataract surgery and refractive surgery and risk of choroidal neovascular membrane (CNVM) and predisposition of closed angle glaucoma.
Grade 0 (0 degrees) is a closed angle due to irido-corneal contact.
This is sometimes called acute closed angle glaucoma.
The primary glaucomas are divided into open angle and closed angle types, because of differing mechanisms of rise in pressure.
Oral drugs that are used by ophthalmologists when all other medications fail to reduce pressure include glycerin (Osmoglyn 50%; usually prescribed for closed angle attack) and the carbonic anhydrase inhibitors: acelazolamide as Diamox, Diamox Sequels.
A A Moroccans had to wait till the 94th minute to score the tie goal by midfielder Adil Taarabt, who managed to penetrate through the defence line and score a goal from a closed angle.
The volume of suction can also be defined using the following equation, which determines the closed angle of suction ([[theta].
Acute angle closure glaucoma (or primary closed angle glaucoma or acute glaucoma) occurs in 0.