Rieger anomaly

Rie·ger a·nom·a·ly

(rē'gĕr),
iridocorneal mesochymal dysgenesis.

Rie·ger a·nom·a·ly

(rē'gĕr ă-nom'ă-lē)
Iridocorneal mesenchymal dysgenesis.

Rieger,

Herwigh, German ophthalmologist, 1898-1986.
Rieger anomaly - mesodermal dysgenesis of cornea and iris, producing pupillary anomalies, posterior embryotoxon, and secondary glaucoma. Synonym(s): iridocorneal mesodermal dysgenesis
Rieger syndrome - Rieger anomaly combined with hypodontia or anodontia and maxillary hypoplasia.
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3] Rieger anomaly is the term used to describe iris and pupillary abnormalities i.
2) Rieger described the patients with congenital iris abnormalities including iris hypoplasia, corectopia and polycoria as Rieger anomaly which in case associates with systemic findings such as dental, facial bone defects, umbilical, pituitary abnormalities, termed as Rieger Syndrome.
Rieger described patients with congenital iris abnormalities including iris hypoplasia, corectopia, and polycoria, now referred as rieger anomaly, in 1935(2).