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Medical & Surgical Ophthalmology Research

Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma Resulting from Ciliochoroidal Effusion in a Young Myope Under Aripiprazole Therapy: A Case Report

Submission: February 09,2022; Published: February 21,2022

DOI: 10.31031/MSOR.2022.03.000561

ISSN: 2578-0360
Volume3 Issue3


A 15-year-old girl presented with unilateral acute angle-closure glaucoma and bilateral myopisation. The patient had a medical history of depression under new therapy with aripiprazole. Ocular ultrasound demonstrated bilateral ciliochoroidal effusion with anterior rotation of the ciliary body and a forward displacement of the lens-iris diaphragm. After topical and systemic antihypertensive treatment and cessation of aripiprazole, intraocular pressure (IOP) normalised.

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