1 Department of Ophthalmology, University of Yamanashi, Faculty of Medicine, Chuo, Yamanashi, Japan
2 Ophthalmic Clinic Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan
A case of relapsing polychondritis showed IOP elevations three times during the follow-up due to the angle-closure mechanism. The peripheral anterior chamber depth (ACD) showed a good correlation with IOP elevation, but central ACD did not. The peripheral ACD could be more related to IOP elevation than central ACD.
Received Date: 29/11/2007 Revision Received Date: 15/12/2007 Acceptance Date: 18/12/2007 Electronic publication date: 4/1/2008 Collection year: 2008
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