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cornea and attachment of the iris to the cornea, which causes blurred vision. It may also be associated with clouding of the lens of the eye (cataracts) or other lens abnormalities. Peters anomaly may occur as an isolated ocular abnormality or in association with other ocular defects. Peters anomaly is a feature of the Krause-Kivlin syndrome and the Peters-plus syndrome.Peters anomaly is a disorder of the eye which involves thinning and clouding of the
Last updated: 9/22/2010
- Peters plus syndrome. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). 2008; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition=petersplussyndrome. Accessed 2/15/2010.
- Peters Anomaly. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM). 2009; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/dispomim.cgi?id=604229. Accessed 2/15/2010.
- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Peters anomaly. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
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- The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database contains genetics resources that discuss Peters anomaly. Click on the link to go to OMIM and review these resources.
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