Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 10

Axenfeld Rieger Syndrome-A Rare Syndrome Revisited

Deepti Parmar1, Vinod Sharma2 and Kalpana Sharma3*

1Senior Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India
2Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India
3Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India

*Corresponding Author: Kalpana Sharma, Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India.

Received: August 24, 2021; Published: September 06, 2021


  Axenfeld Rieger Syndrome is an anterior segment dysgenesis accompanied by systemic abnormalities. We report a case of 17 years old male with iris coloboma in right eye and anteriorly displaced Schwalbe’s line in both eyes. Intraocular pressure was raised in both eyes. Patient was diagnosed case of ventricular septal defect (VSD) with patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) for which he was operated six years back. On physical examination he had scoliosis and on Oro dental examination maxillary hypoplasia was seen. Patient was diagnosed as Axenfeld Rieger Syndrome with glaucoma and was treated with antiglaucoma drugs. This article aims to discuss the clinical features and management of this rare congenital anomaly.

Keywords: Axenfeld Rieger Syndrome; Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA); Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)


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Citation: Kalpana Sharma., et al. “Axenfeld Rieger Syndrome-A Rare Syndrome Revisited”. Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 4.10 (2021): 03-06.


Copyright: © 2021 Kalpana Sharma., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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