2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
8 External Disease and Cornea
Chapter 5: Congenital Anomalies of the Cornea and Sclera
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Megalocornea can be associated with poor zonular integrity and predispose the eye to complications in cataract surgery.
Anterior segment dysgenesis disorders are undergoing reclassification based on underlying genetic factors and the recognition that widely variable phenotypes may share common genotypes.
Patients with congenital glaucoma can present with enlarged corneas, which may be misdiagnosed as megalocornea.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.