Peters anomaly

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Peters' anomaly --> anterior chamber cleavage syndrome

(Science: syndrome) A congenital disorder originating from faulty separation of embryonic structures; it results in bilateral central corneal opacities, with an anterior ring attachment of the iridic pupillary border and anterior polar cataracts; associated with short-limbed dwarfism; autosomal dominant inheritance.

See: iridocorneal endothelial syndrome.

Synonym: peters' anomaly.