Glaucoma, Angle-Closure

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Glaucoma, Angle-Closure

Synonym(s) - Glaucoma, Closed-Angle - Glaucoma, Narrow-Angle - Glaucoma, Uncompensated - Angle Closure Glaucoma - Closed-Angle Glaucoma

Definition: A form of glaucoma in which the intraocular pressure increases because the angle of the anterior chamber is blocked and the aqueous humor cannot drain from the anterior chamber.

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