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The intraocular pressure IOP depends on the rate of production of aqueous humour, the ease of its drainage and episcleral venous pressure 1.

The aim of this paper is to report a case of unilateral idiopathic episcleral venous hypertension in a young woman and to describe the diagnostic procedure for this relatively rare condition. Treatments Contact lenses Corneal refractive surgery: The condition should be distinguished from other diseases, the most common of which is arteriovenous fistula, which can cause dilated episcleral vessels and elevated IOP.

X This website intends to use cookies to improve the site and your experience. Both eyes are examined separately, so patients have to close one eye while the examiner asks them to indicate when they see an intermittent ray of light of different strengths. Some reports suggest performing magnetic resonance and even arteriography as part of the diagnostic cakpimetria.

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Idiopathic elevated episcleral venous pressure and open-angle glaucoma. No carotid or orbital murmurs were found. The patient was using no ocular medication and had no relevant ocular or family history. Cinco pruebas comunes para el glaucoma.

Fluorescein angiography was normal in the RE, and the LE showed a slight delay in venous filling in the region near the superior temporal arcade and dilation of perifoveal capillaries. The ocular hyperaemia results from dilated and arterialized conjunctival vessels, which are different from those found in episcleral venous hypertension, which is characterised by dilated episcleral vessels 1.


There are rare cases of open-angle glaucoma and dilated episcleral veins without an apparent cause. Doppler ultrasound is a non-invasive method for examining the orbital and ocular blood flow and, in patients with fistula, it typically shows retrograde blood flow and a dilated superior ophthalmic vein campimetrua.

This flash of light appears in different zones of the visual field of the eye being examined. However, in this report, we chose to perform a computed tomography of the head and orbits and a Doppler ultrasound; as these icular showed no abnormalities, more invasive and complex diagnostic tests were deemed unnecessary. Arterio-venous fistula is the most oculaar cause of ocular hyperaemia with elevated IOP, due to episcleral venous hypertension 8,9.

Familial glaucoma associated with elevated episcleral venous pressure. No relevant neurologic findings. Please enter your question in the Search box below.

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No se preocupe si hay una demora al ver la luz a medida que se mueve hacia su punto ciego o alrededor. Unilateral open-angle glaucoma secondary to idiopathic dilated episcleral veins. She was overweight with a history of dyslipidemia and was seeing an endocrinologist.

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Older reports mention the use of the Campimrtria in a few cases, and although this is a more sensitive test than CT, it yielded no major findings, with most cases showing no abnormalities 3. No prior preparation is required on the part of the patient for this kind of study, which is entirely painless and has no side effects. Blood in Schlemm’s canal is a general sign of episcleral venous hypertension, but it is not always present, as was the case with our patient and other cases in the literature 3.

Sin embargo, algunas personas pueden tener glaucoma con presiones de entre 12 y 22 mm Hg. Of the 25 cases reviewed in the English literature, 24 had an open angle, of which 13 had blood in Schlemm’s canal 1, Solicite su copia gratuita. Biomicroscopy of the RE was normal.


Website Sponsors We appreciate support from corporations who believe in our mission to educate glaucoma patients and speed a cure. In another report of six patients with unilateral dilated episcleral veins and one patient with bilateral involvement, the IOP of affected eyes ranged from 21 to 44 mmHg 4.

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Like Us on Facebook. When medical treatment is not sufficient, filtration surgery is the procedure of choice. Perimetry was not performed in the LE due to loss of central fixation. Doctors Order booklets about glaucoma for your patients. Nuestro objetivo en GRF es ayudar a encontrar una cura. Get Our Free Newsletter Subscribe. Where the Money Goes. Gonioscopy typically shows an open angle, and blood may or may not be visible in Schlemm’s canal.

One report mentions a patient who underwent trabeculectomy with subsequent reduction of the IOP, although the episcleral vessels remained dilated 6. Biomicroscopy of the LE showed mild dilation of episcleral vessels Figure 1clear cornea, deep and quiet anterior chamber, normal iris and clear lens. CT scans of the skull and orbits, and ultrasonography of the eyeball and doppler of the ophthalmic artery and the supra-orbital veins had no abnormalities.

The episcleral venous pressure was measured and corresponded to twice the normal value in the affected eyes of these patients 4. Idiopathic episcleral venous hypertension is a relatively rare syndrome that progresses with ocular hyperaemia and elevated IOP.