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buphthalmos

buph·thal·mi·a

, buphthalmus , buphthalmos (būf-thal'mē-ă, -thal'mŭs, -thal'mŏs)
Enlargement of the eyeball as a result of congenital glaucoma.
[G. bous, ox, + ophthalmos, eye]

buphthalmos

Enlargement of the corneas resulting from abnormally raised pressure within the eyes at birth (congenital GLAUCOMA). The eyes appear unnaturally large because of the greater corneal diameter. Early detection and treatment can save sight. From the Greek bous , an ox and ophthalmos , an eye.

buphthalmos

abnormal enlargement of the eyes; see glaucoma.
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Repeat radiographs confirmed severe and progressive exophthalmos and buphthalmos (Fig 6) with little change in the appearance of the coelomic mass.
Reduced control of light entering eye Blepharospasm Involuntary blinking, Imbalance of blink reflex squeezing or closure of eyelids Buphthalmos Epiphora, blepharospasm Multiple causes enlarged cornea Coloboma Variable, vision normal Reduction in control of to poor light entering eye Stimulation of trigeminal nerve Corneal Pain, foreign-body Direct irritation of abrasion sensation, reflex tears trigeminal afferents Corneal ulcer Pain, tearing, poor Direct irritation of vision, red eye trigeminal afferents Corneal Low vision, pain, Deposition of lipids in dystrophy hyperaemia cornea.
The clinical features of congenital glaucoma which are buphthalmos corneal edema and corneal scarring were present in all affected individuals of the family.
CT demonstrated buphthalmos, dysplasia of greater wing of sphenoid and ill-defined soft tissue mass in orbit.
Differential diagnoses at this time included soft tissue swelling of periorbital tissues, buphthalmos, or exophthalmos secondary to a retrobulbar mass.
The chapter on glaucoma also impressed with its layout, from buphthalmos to the secondary glaucomas, along with pages on bleb anomalies and other complications.
Signs: buphthalmos (calf's eye), corneal diameter >12 mm, corneal clouding, white optic disc.
Apart from trauma, nontraumatic causes include high myopia, buphthalmos, Marfan's syndrome, Weill-Marchesani syndrome and homocystinuria.
The size of the eyeball was within the normal range of 22 to 24mm for the corresponding age group except in one case of buphthalmos Figure-5 where the ocular dimension was 26mm.
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9) Dichlorphenamide was administered orally to 2 raptors with suspected glaucoma at the dose rate used in dogs and buphthalmos resolved in one case.
For example, in the case of a 4-year-old male infant with trisomy 13 (three copies of chromosome 13 are present), there was severe slowing down of thought processes and a reduction in physical movement (psychomotor retardation), abnormally low muscle tone (muscular hypotonia), cerebral convulsions, bilateral PCG leading to buphthalmos, and bilateral optic nerve atrophy.