OBO ID: DOID:13550
Term Name: angle-closure glaucoma Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • ACG - Angle-closure glaucoma
  • Angle Closure Glaucoma
  • Closed angle glaucoma
  • Narrow cleft glaucoma
  • primary open-angle glaucoma with narrow angles
Definition: A glaucoma characterized by closure of the anterior chamber angle such that aqueous outflow is blocked and the intraocular pressure becomes inappropriately elevated leading to optic nerve damage and visual field loss. Angle-closure glaucoma has_symptom progressive peripheral vision loss, decreased vision, and pain, redness, and headache in acute cases. Angle closure glaucoma can be caused by anatomically narrow angle, injury to the trabecular meshwork, and injuries to the anterior chamber, such as neovascularization and uveitis. (2)
References:
  • MESH:D015812
  • NCI:C34639
  • SNOMEDCT_US_2022_09_01:270882001
  • UMLS_CUI:C0017605
Ontology: Human Disease   (DOID:13550)
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