Unusual “Narrow Anterior Chamber”

  • Ning Fan
  • Xuyang Liu
  • Jiantao Wang
Part of the Advances in Visual Science and Eye Diseases book series (AVSED, volume 2)


Two young females were observed with unusual bilateral shallow anterior chamber, narrow anterior chamber angle, short ocular axis, and symmetrical macular foci. One of them was even found with high intraocular pressure (IOP) and glaucomatous optic nerve damage. Did the shallow anterior chamber and glaucoma and the maculopathy belong to a single syndrome or two different diseases? Was there any inherent connection between the anatomical abnormality found in the anterior segment and the macular focus? If so, what’s mechanism for the connection?


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ning Fan
    • 1
  • Xuyang Liu
    • 2
    • 1
  • Jiantao Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Shenzhen Eye Hospital, Shenzhen UniversityShenzhenChina
  2. 2.Xiamen Eye Center of Xiamen UniversityXiamenChina

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