buphthalmia

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buph·thal·mi·a

, buphthalmusbuphthalmos (būf-thal'mē-ă, -thal'mŭs, -thal'mos),
An affliction of infancy, marked by an increase of intraocular pressure with enlargement of the eyeball.
[G. bous, ox, + ophthalmos, eye]
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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It manifests itself during the first years of life with elevated intraocular pressure (IOP), globe enlargement (buphthalmus), corneal edema, Haab's striae, optic nerve cupping and atrophy.