Scleromalacia and anterior staphyloma in the setting of congenital glaucoma
Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD
Photographer: Stefani Karakas, CRA
Scleromalacia is a degenerative thinning of the sclera. This photo shows an anterior staphyloma secondary to scleromalacia in a patient with primary congenital glaucoma. In this case, eyelid displacement from the anterior staphyloma was resulting in exposure keratopathy.
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