pseudoexfoliation syndrome

pseudoexfoliation syndrome

a condition, often leading to glaucoma, in which deposits on the surface of the lens resemble exfoliation of the lens capsule.
See also: pseudoexfoliation of lens capsule.

pseu·do·ex·fo·li·at·ion syn·drome

(sū'dō-eks-fō'lē-ā'shŭn sin'drōm)
A condition, often leading to glaucoma, in which deposits on the surface of the lens resemble exfoliation of the lens capsule.
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In addition, decreased thiol levels have been found in ophthalmic diseases like keratoconus, pseudoexfoliation syndrome, central serous chorioretinopathy and cataract.
Pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PES), first described by Lindberg in 1917, is a clinical entity characterized by the accumulation of gray-white extracellular fibrillary material in the anterior segment tissues of the eye.
The exclusion criteria were previous corneal pathology (dystrophic or degenerative such as Fuchs endothelial dystrophy or advanced trachoma); pseudoexfoliation syndrome; history of the other intraocular surgery, glaucoma, ocular hypertension, anterior uveitis; anterior chamber depth (ACD) less than 2.5 mm, ocular axial length less than 21.0 mm, corneal endothelial cell density less than 2000 cells/mm2, retina and choroid detachment shown by B ultrasound.
This article reviews the conditions of pigment dispersion syndrome and pseudoexfoliation syndrome, their clinical features, how they can lead to secondary glaucoma and guidance to help detect these conditions in practice.
Retinal vessel diameters and their correlation with retinal nerve ber layer thickness in patients with pseudoexfoliation syndrome. Int J Ophthalmol 2015;8:332-6.
Objective: To compare the corneal endothelial cell density in patients of Pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PXS) with normal healthy controls.
Ocular clinical profile of patients with pseudoexfoliation syndrome in a tertiary eye care centre in south India.
Measurements of corneal thickness in the eyes with pseudoexfoliation syndrome are presented by K.
used the flare meter to evaluate the anterior chamber aqueous flare in patients with pseudoexfoliation syndrome with or without glaucoma and found that a high anterior aqueous flare could be a predictor for the development of glaucoma [27].
Pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PES) is a disorder of the extracellular matrix characterized by the progressive accumulation of abnormal fibrillary material in many ocular tissues.
Two eyes exhibited Fuchs' corneal endothelial dystrophy and two corneal endotheliopathy attributable to pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PEX).