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Risk Factors for Development of Pigmentary Glaucoma in a Patient with Pigment Dispersion Syndrome (PDS)

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Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

A patient with Pigment Dispersion Syndrome (PDS) may develop pigmentary glaucoma, especially if certain risk factors are present. Glaucoma is believed to occur when melanin pigment deposits obstruct outflow of the aqueous fluid.

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