pupillary block glaucoma

pu·pil·lar·y block glau·co·ma

glaucoma secondary to failure of the aqueous humor to pass through the pupil to the anterior chamber.
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The first type is a Phacomorphic secondary angle-closure pupillary block glaucoma due to senile cortical cataract intumescent stage.
Fibrinous uveitis is a common postoperative complication especially in children, leading to posterior synechiae, pupillary block glaucoma, and lenticular membrane formation.
The post operative complications were posterior capsular opacification (PCO) in 153 eyes, pupillary capture of the optic of the IOL (pup cap) in 34 eyes, post operative uveitis (p o uveitis) in 26 eyes, corneal decompensation (corn decom) in three eyes, vitreous hemorrhage (vit h'age) in two eyes, secondary glaucoma (sec gl) in two eyes, decentred IOL (dec IOL) in two eyes, pupillary block glaucoma (pup bl gl) in two eyes and retinal detachment (RD) in one eye.
In cases of pupillary block glaucoma occurring with posterior capsular tear and vitreous loss we performed Nd YAG laser iridotomy (ies) after first lowering the intra ocular pressure with IV Mannitol and oral acetazolamide.