Disease Information for Glaucoma, open angle

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Vomiting
Vomiting in Children
Vomiting in Elderly
Headache
Bilateral Vision Loss
Blurred Cloudy Vision
Chronic Progressive Vision Loss
Chronic Vision Loss, Persistent
Decreasing visual acuity
Decreasing visual acuity in Elderly
Dimming vision/acute
Effaced Optic Nerve Cup Rim
Enlarged Optic Nerve Cup
Eye symptoms/signs
Peripheral vision/loss
Red eye, acute/Unilateral
Tunnel Vision
Vision Loss
Visual Problems
Demographics & Risk Factors
Ethnic or Racial Factors
Black/African american population
Established Disease Population
Patient/Diabetes mellitus
Family History
Family History Positive
Family history/Glaucoma
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Elderly Aged
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Intraocular Pressure increased
Ocular tonometry abnormal
Open Angle Gonioscopy
TEST/Corneal Thickness abnormal
TEST/Gonioscopy Abnormal
TEST/Optic Laser Scan nerve fiber layer/Abn
TEST/Optic Nerve layer depth/Abnormal
TEST/Retinal Nerve layer depth/Abnormal
TEST/Slit lamp eye exam abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Glaucoma, narrow angle
Uveitis
Associated Disease & Complications
Blindness
Blindness in Elderly
Glaucoma
Glaucoma, open angle
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Ophthalmology Specialty Population
CLASS/Ophthalmology disorders
CLASS/Eye involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 1q24.3-q25.2
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 2centr-q13
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 9q34.1
Pathophysiology/Gene locus Chromosome 1
Pathophysiology/Gene locus Chromosome 10
Pathophysiology/Gene locus Chromosome 2
Pathophysiology/Gene locus Chromosome 9
Pathophysiology/Gene Locus Identified/OMIM database
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Process
PROCESS/Ethnic predilection (ex)
PROCESS/Hereditary/Genetic predisposition (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Compensated Glaucoma, Compensated Glaucomas, Compensative Glaucoma, Compensative Glaucomas, Glaucoma Compensated, Glaucoma Compensative, GLAUCOMA NONCONGESTIVE, GLAUCOMA OPEN ANGLE, Glaucoma open angle pigmentary, Glaucoma Pigmentary, Glaucoma Simple, Glaucoma Simplex, Glaucomas Compensated, Glaucomas Compensative, Glaucomas Open Angle, Glaucomas Pigmentary, Glaucomas Simple, noncongestive glaucoma, OAG Open angle glaucoma, Open angle glaucoma, Open angle glaucoma (disorder), Open angle glaucoma unspecif, Open angle glaucoma unspecified, Open Angle Glaucomas, Open cleft glaucoma, Pigmentary Glaucoma, Pigmentary glaucoma (disorder), Pigmentary Glaucomas, Simple Glaucoma, Simple Glaucomas, Simplex Glaucoma, Simplices Glaucoma, Unspecified open angle glaucoma, Unspecified open angle glaucoma (disorder), Wide angle glaucoma, Synonym/Glaucomatocyclic crisis/subset
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Acetazolamide (Diamox)
RX/Beta-blocker
RX/Dichlorphenamide (Daranide)
RX/Pilocarpine
RX/Prostaglandin
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Glaucoma Filter Valve Placement
Definition

Glaucoma in which the angle of the anterior chamber is open and the trabecular meshwork does not encroach on the base of the iris.

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