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Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous

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)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Retinoblastoma (Glioblastoma, Retinal)
2. Hamartoma
3. Cataract (Cataracts)
4. Retinopathy of Prematurity (Retrolental Fibroplasia)
5. Retinal Detachment (Retinal Detachments)

Experts

1. Capone, Antonio: 3 articles (04/2010 - 02/2007)
2. Trese, Michael T: 2 articles (04/2010 - 06/2003)
3. Shang, Peng: 1 article (01/2016)
4. Sinha, Debasish: 1 article (01/2016)
5. Goldberg, Morton F: 1 article (01/2016)
6. Valapala, Mallika: 1 article (01/2016)
7. Zigler, J Samuel: 1 article (01/2016)
8. Hose, Stacey: 1 article (01/2016)
9. Kirchhof, Bernd: 1 article (07/2015)
10. Ikeda, Tsunehiko: 1 article (05/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous:
1. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)IBA
2. Norrie diseaseIBA
3. SodiumIBA
4. CollagenIBA
5. pegaptanibFDA Link
6. Peters anomalyIBA
7. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)IBA
8. Coloboma of optic nerveIBA
9. tebufenozide (Mimic)IBA
10. ROPIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Vitrectomy
2. Intraocular Lens Implantation
3. Phacoemulsification
4. Traction
5. Vitreoretinal Surgery