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Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous Summary

Description: A developmental ocular anomaly in which the primary VITREOUS BODY and its surrounding hyaloid vasculature failed to regress. It is usually unilateral and characterized by CATARACT; MICROPHTHALMOS (small eyeballs), and retrolenticular fibrovascular tissue. (from Yanoff: Ophthalmology, 2nd ed.)

Also Known As: Persistent Fetal Vasculature Syndrome; Persistent Hyaloid Vasculature; Persistent Hyaloid Arteries; Persistent Hyaloid Vasculatures; Persistent Hyaloid Artery

Networked: 75 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 4 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 1 study in 19 results : IBA
  2. Norrie disease : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  3. Sodium : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  4. Collagen : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  5. pegaptanib : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 1
  6. Peters anomaly : 3 results : IBA
  7. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel) : 3 results : IBA
  8. Coloboma of optic nerve : 2 results : IBA
  9. tebufenozide (Mimic) : 2 results : IBA
  10. ROP : 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous

  1. Retinoblastoma (Glioblastoma, Retinal)
  2. Hamartoma
  3. Cataract (Cataracts)
  4. Retinopathy of Prematurity (Retrolental Fibroplasia)
  5. Retinal Detachment (Retinal Detachments)
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Key Therapies for Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous

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  1. Vitrectomy : 2 outcomes in 18 results
  2. Intraocular Lens Implantation : 2 results
  3. Phacoemulsification : 2 results
  4. Traction : 2 results
  5. Vitreoretinal Surgery : 1 result
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