Summary

46 Peters plus syndrome is a genetic condition characterized by abnormalities of the front part of the eye called the anterior chamber, short stature, cleft lip with or without cleft palate, and distinctive facial features. the most common eye abnormality is peters anomaly, which involves the thinning and clouding of the cornea and attachment of the iris to the cornea causing blurred vision. other eye abnormalities, such as glaucoma and cataracts are also common. the severity of symptoms may vary from person to person. it is caused by mutationsin the b3glct gene and is inherited in an autosomal recessivefashion. treatment varies based on the severity of the symptoms; however, regular appointments with an ophthalmologist and avoidance of agents that increase the risk of glaucoma (e.g., corticosteroids) is recommended

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