Congenital ectropion uveae and glaucoma

Aust N Z J Ophthalmol. 1985 Feb;13(1):45-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9071.1985.tb00398.x.


Congenital ectropion uveae is a rare condition which may be present in one or both eyes. If the patient is followed glaucoma will always be found to be present. Associated features which have been described are ptosis, Rieger's anomaly, Prader Willi syndrome, facial hemiatrophy and neurofibromatosis. This paper describes a patient followed for 18 years who had bilateral congenital ectropion uveae, bilateral ptosis, asthma and late onset of a dental defect.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Ectropion / complications
  • Ectropion / congenital*
  • Female
  • Gingival Hyperplasia / complications
  • Glaucoma / complications
  • Glaucoma / congenital*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Syndrome
  • Uveal Diseases / congenital*