Persistent Fetal Vasculature

  • Chirakshi Dhull
  • Sudarshan Kumar Khokhar


Persistent fetal vasculature (PFV) is a congenital anomaly of the eye occurring from failure of the embryological, primary vitreous, and hyaloid vasculature to regress. The previous term persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV) [1] has been replaced by PFV, coined by Goldberg [2]. Presentation in most cases is unilateral and varies from primarily anterior, posterior, or mixed variety.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chirakshi Dhull
    • 1
  • Sudarshan Kumar Khokhar
    • 1
  1. 1.Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic SciencesAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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