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Open Angle Glaucoma (OAG) Evaluation Using Family Score

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with open-angle glaucoma for a genetic basis using the Family Score.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

H40

Description:

Hulsman et al used the Family Score (FS) of Houlwing-Duistermaat and Van Houwelingen to evaluate a patient for open angle glaucoma. This can help identify the degree of genetic risk in the patient's family. The authors are from multiple ophthalmic institutes in Amsterdam and Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

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