Persistent anterior hyperplastic primary vitreous

persistent anterior hyperplastic primary vitreous

A unilateral congenital abnormality occurring in full-term infants; characterised by a retrolental fibrovascular membrane formed by persistent primary vitreous with remnants of the hyaloid artery and tunica vasculosa lentis; associated with leukokoria, microphthalmos, shallow anterior chamber, and elongated ciliary processes.

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