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Steroid-induced glaucoma in an infant.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Publication Date
Volume
11
Issue
5
Pages
522–523
Identifiers
PMID: 17629528
Source
Medline
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Abstract

A 3-week-old infant developed buphthalmos and glaucoma after a 1-week course of topical steroid drops. The glaucoma resolved after cessation of the medication. This report underscores the sensitivity of infants and very young children to steroid-related intraocular pressure rises.

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