Pan African Medical Journal

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A young Botswana patient with congenital iris ectropion uvea

Jemal Zeberga Shifa, Othokawa Nkomazana, Negussie Alula Bekele, Mamo Woldu Kassa


Congenital iris ectropion is a rare condition; non-progressive anomaly characterised by the presence of iris pigment epithelium on the anterior surface of the iris stroma and is frequently associated with anterior iris insertion, dysgenesis of the drainage angle and glaucoma. This paper describes unusual case of bilateral case of congenital iris ectropion in adult patient with pupillary abnormality, normal anterior chamber angle structure and with no evidence of glaucoma.

The Pan African Medical Journal 2016;25
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